SS Atlantic Heritage Park Society, Terence Bay

The S.S. Atlantic Heritage Park was developed by volunteers in order to restore the two burial sites and monuments and also to preserve the history of the S.S. Atlantic shipwreck. The monument in the park was erected in 1915 by the owner of the White Star Line in order to commemorate the 277 unidentified victims that were buried in there.

Inside the Interpretation Centre building there is a museum and craft shop. The museum holds many artifacts recovered from the S.S. Atlantic shipwreck as well as artifacts related to the history of Terence Bay and the Nova Scotia tartan. The craft shop features local craft makers from all around Nova Scotia and serves refreshments as well as snacks.
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  • The SS Atlantic Heritage Park gives you a chance to view the beauty of the Atlantic Ocean while learning the history of shipwreck of the SS Atlantic. Visitors can walk along the board walk, shop at th...  more »
  • The park was a nice little walk, and the interpretive centre had some fascinating artifacts from the wreck. The boardwalk is great, and there is a nice sand beach just up the road to explore.  more »
  • The museum is small with well laid out artifacts that you can read by yourself or have the guide assist you. There is also a craft shop within the museum with lovely crafts made by locals.......not fr...  more »
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  • the people in the info centre will not stop talking very loudly. this makes it very difficult to read the displays etc. other than that helpful and friendly
  • A great place to learn the history of this tragedy and to see the beauty of this area. There is a nearby sandy beach.
  • Friendliness of guides
  • Beautiful place to relax with the place full of history and a boardwalk by the ocean to walk on.
  • We live very close. Love it. Our Church, St. Paul's Antlican Church is in the same parking lot and services are every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Come visit. You are sure to be delighted.

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