Special Limited Edition Gift Coverlet
ROUTE COVERLET (click on coverlet for large size image)
Introducing Nova Scotia’s Lighthouse Route
This coverlet was commissioned by the Shelburne County Genealogical Society and created by Cornerstone Designs.
Cotton, two layer Jacquard woven. preshrunk, color fast and machine
washable. Measuring approximately 50 x 70 inches. This coverlet
showcases architectural designs along the Lighthouse Route of Nova
Queens County Court House – this classical wooden
courthouse was constructed on Church Street in Liverpool in 1854. The
wide fluted pillars with Doric capitals topped with a broad carved
frieze and the triangular pediment resemble the stone temples of ancient
Old Post Office – Located on Water Street.
Shelburne’s old post office was built in 1908 of local grey granite.
This three-storey building with the copper clad clock tower and mansard
roof, the gothic gables and the Romanesque arches trimmed in contrasting
granite are a distinctive landmark.
Simeon Perkins house – Built in Liverpool in
1767, this was the Connecticut Style Home of pre-loyalist Simeon Perkins
who kept detailed diaries chronicling family life and the history of the
times from 1766 until his death in 1812.
Stone Church, Clarks Harbour – the cornerstone
for the stone church was laid on September 5, 1921 and work continued
for the next ten years. Three feet thick granite blocks form the
foundation. The walls are composed of rocks gathered form the local
beaches and the shore of surrounding island.
Hank Snow Home Town Museum – Liverpool’s
restored Canadian National Railway Station houses the Hank Snow Home
Capt. Elias and Adelaide Walters House –
Capt. Elias Walters built this house on Tannery Road in Lunenburg in
1895 for his wife Adelaide and their family of twelve children. Their
son, Angus became captain of the Schooner Bluenose. The home exemplifies
the unique Lunenburg style with mansard roof, “Lunenburg bump” and
Henry Locke House – 1876. Overlooking Lockeport
harbour, the Locke homestead is a fine example of Victorian
architecture. This house one of five built by the descendants of
Jonathan Locke, forms part of the provincially registered Locke Family
Lordly House – built circa 1806 in Chester is a
fine example of local Georgian architecture and features inset chimneys,
two dormers and a central porched entranceway. It was the home of
municipal clerks Charles Lordly and his son Edwin.
Patrick McDonough House – This Georgian style
home located on Dock Street in Shelburne was built before 1785. Note the
molded corner boards, the granite block foundation very low to the
ground and the “six over six” windows.
Three Churches of Mahone Bay – gracing the head
of Mahone Bay the image of the three churches reflecting off calm waters
is one of the most photographed landmarks in Canada.
Price: $80.00 Plus shipping & Handling $10.00
Available at: Shelburne County