Municipal or Related

Halifax Regional Municipality - Use the search feature to link to Heritage topics in HRM.
Insuring Old Homes in Nova Scotia Brochure (PDF - 3Mb)

Town of Pictou - Everything you need to know about Pictou & includes the Ship Hector project

Town of Truro - Heritage

Architectural Heritage of Antigonish
A virtual tour divided into categories with maps. List of architects & builders, research guidelines.

Digby Municipal Heritage Site
A terrific local heritage website, with a searchable database and clickable map of heritage structures in Digby County.

Yarmouth Community Heritage Homepage
Educational; online "walking tour" of Yarmouth heritage sites.

For more local heritage societies, see our Local Nova Scotia Heritage Societiespage.

Canadian Sites - History and heritage page.

Canada's Historic Places A Federal-Provincial-Territorial Collaboration.

The Heritage Canada Foundation Contains links to heritage sites across Canada plus a few sites in the U.S.

Canadian Heritage A primary source of information about Canadian Arts & Heritage.
Canadian Architectural Archives Works of 20th century Canadian architects, University of Calgary

Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) An electronic gateway to Canada's cultural & natural heritage.

Parks Canada Links to Canada's Historic Sites, Federal Heritage Buildings, and Canada's World Heritage Sites


Atlantic Provinces


Provincial Heritage Property Owners Assocation of Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Government's Heritage Property Program

Newfoundland Historic Trust

Tantramar Heritage Trust, Inc , Sackville, New Brunswick

Fredericton Heritage Trust , New Brunswick


Other Provinces

Ministry of Culture - Heritage Division

Ontario Heritage Trust

Heritage Ottawa

Heritage Toronto

Heritage Winnipeg - Manitoba

Heritage Society of British Columbia  
British Columbia Ministry of Tourism, Sport & the Arts

Heritage Branch

Saanich Heritage British Columbia

Vancouver Heritage , British Columbia

City of Vancouver Heritage Conservation Program , British Columbia

Victoria Heritage Attractions, British Columbia - Explanation of house grants, interesting walking tours, restoration Do's & Dont's.


Some International Sites

UNESCO World Heritage Center
Encourages countries to protect their natural & cultural heritage. Selects sites for the World Heritage List.

Heritage Preservation Services (USA/National Park Service)
Helps to identify, evaluate, protect & preserve historic properties in U.S.
Contains an Illustrated Guide for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
The U.S. authority on historic preservation. Publishers of Preservation magazine. A site you must visit.

The National Trust of Great Britain - Places of historic interest or natural beauty in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Many links to heritage sites.

English Heritage - Listed buildings, conservation areas, parks & gardens, Archaeology, places to visit - all in England.

Heritage of Ireland - Pages on historic sites throughout Ireland.

Heritage Scotland - Excellent tour of Scotland's historic buildings.

Cape Town Heritage Trust (RSA) - Heritage projects, places, organizations, activities, publications.

Greater Portland Landmarks (Maine/USA)
Virtual tours, education, newsletters; GPL also maintains the Frances W. Peabody Research Library in Portland, "the most extensive preservation collection north of Boston."