Themes

GOLD MINING    •    GOLD IN NATURE    •    GOLD IN SOCIETY    •    GOLD IN ART

Gold Mining

Discovery

Meet John Gerrish Pulsifer, the person who sparked the first gold rush in Nova Scotia.

Gold Rushes

Discover how gold rush fever struck Nova Scotia not once, not twice, but more than three times!

Early Gold Mining Techniques

Learn how advancements in technology made digging for gold easier and faster.

Moose River Disaster

Find out what three men trapped underground had in common with the world's first live radio broadcast.

Gold Towns & Ghost Towns

Imagine the town you grew up in has vanished.

Historical Impact of Gold Mining

Understand why first gold miners knew little about protecting themselves or the environment.

Gold Mining Today

Explore modern mining techniques and unearth the facts about environmental protection.