Parrsboro


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Parrsboro,

town (1991 pop. 1,634), N N.S., Canada, a port on the north shore of Minas Basin of the Bay of Fundy. It is a local tourist center and an export point for lumber and plywood.
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5MW Triton device in 2018, featuring 40 Schottel Hydro-made 62kW turbines, fixed to the seabed at a berth at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (Force) near Parrsboro.
Matthew (1903) established the ichnogenus Megapezia for tracks from the Mississippian Horton Group of Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada.
It is expected that grid-connected clean renewable electricity to the Nova Scotia Power Parrsboro substation would start flowing from the Force demonstration facility in the bay within two years.
Nova Scotia is now home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site at Joggins, and nearby at Parrsboro is the site of the oldest dinosaurs in Canada.
Bishop's description of outport "fish houses on stilts" creeps into "At the Fishhouses," a poem inspired by the sights and sounds of Ragged Islands in Nova Scotia and also from her memories of fishhouses along the Parrsboro shore road near Great Village; and her description of "paper roses" and "lonely little [outport] houses" anticipates the setting of "Roosters.
The necessary connection between mining and railway companies was formalized with the incorporation in 1872 of the Springhill and Parrsboro Coal and Rail Company Limited, with the first workings under this company producing coal in the fall of 1873 and shipping it to a connection with the Intercolonial Railway.
In 1983, Michael Fuller and I started what was to be another unlikely proposition--The Ship's Company Theatre in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia.
MAIDEN VOYAGES presents three playscripts of works developed by the Ship's Company Theatre, whose home is a ship in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia.
Set in Nova Scotia, Sisters was first performed at the Ship's Company Theatre in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, in August 1989.
The decision was passed during the September monthly session of Parrsboro town council, less than two months before Parrsboro will dissolve as a town and be taken into the Municipality of the County of Cumberland.
1990b, Cumberland Basin geology map, Amherst, Springhill and Parrsboro, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy, Map 90-12, 1:50 000 scale.
He returned home in 1827, at age 30, to live in Parrsboro (Barkhouse 1980; Mitcham 1995).