Nova Scotia has a rich and interesting history of gold mining, which goes back a century and a half.

Here are some of our favourite stories!

Prospector Joe Cope * Killag Quicksand * George W. Stuart * Wellington * Billy Bell * Cooper Jim Mine * South Branch Stewiacke * Walter Prest * Lake Charlotte * Acadia Powder Mills Company * The Ovens Anticline * Moose River Anticline * Avon Mine Explosion * Montague * Waverley Claims Dispute * South Uniacke Claim Dispute * Gold and Hydro Power * Dowsing * Avon River * Moose River Disaster * Mooseland Scam * New York and Nova Scotia Gold Mining Company * Extraordinary Finds * The Ovens 1960 * Gold in Seawater * Rosario Siroy and the South Uniacke Gold District * Gold Lake * Fifteen Mile Brook * Mill Village * Panning for Gold * Gold in Kejimkujik * Gold Theft * Beaver Dam * Lower Seal Harbour * West Gore * Isaac's Harbour * Franey Gold Mine * Tangier * Dufferin * Clam Harbour * Ardoise * Prince’s Lodge * Shooting at the Ovens * Surprising Finds * Barrio Gold Mine * Ecum Secum Intrigue! * Leipsigate Gold * Blockhouse * Killag Gold District * Miller Lake * Baron Franz von Ellershausen * Mooseland: Nova Scotia’s first Gold Discovery * United Goldfields of Nova Scotia * Pleasant River Barrens Gold District * MacLean Brook * Gold in Clayton Park?! * Forest Hill * Meguma vs. Placer Gold * Jamestown Exhibition * The Ovens * Uniacke * Voglers Cove * Gold River * Moosehead * Goldenville * Westfield * Indian Path * Harrigan Cove * Centre Rawdon * Nova Scotia’s Gold Mining History * Tangier Gold District * WWII Gold * Middle River Gold District * Early Gold Discoveries * Halifax 1867 * Paris Exhibition 1867 * Mining and Tourism * An Act relating to the Gold Fields * Molega Gold District * Brookfield Gold District * Gays River * Halifax Gold * Caribou Gold District * Renfrew Gold District * Oldham Gold District * Whiteburn Gold District * Country Harbour Mines * Waverley Gold District * Blockhouse Gold Mine * Robert Henderson and Klondike Gold * George Mercer Dawson * Cow Bay Gold District * Lake Catcha Gold District * Wine Harbour Gold District