William E. deGarthe Memorial Provincial Park, Peggy's Cove

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#12 of 38 in Sightseeing in Halifax Region
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  • This artist has talent. Really a beautiful mural. This is my second visit and I'm still too impressed.
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  • deGarthe was known for his atmospheric, moody oil paintings of Nova Scotian seascapes, boats, and those that worked on the water. He resided in Peggy's Cove from 1955 to the end of his life. His home ...  more »
  • We almost left Peggy's Cove without seeing the monument. However, a shopkeeper kindly reminded us about it, so we stopped for a look. It's very close and convenient if you are visiting the lighthouse,...  more »
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  • Beautiful place, must see when going to the Canadian east coast. It can get quite busy in the peak summer, however you can still find a quite spot to take some spectacular pictures.
  • The view is only half the experience. This place is truly breathtaking and not overpopulated by tourists during the week. This is truly worth the detour.
  • When I worked there as a rock patroller I loved going in the museum everyone should visit. While I was working there, that's when I was making peggy's Cove Replica lighthouses
  • Absolutely beautiful! You can't take a bad picture!
  • Incredible park. Glorious views and a wonderful geologic history. A "must see" location.

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