Places to stay in North Sydney, Nova Scotia
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North Sydney is a community along the eastern coast of Cape Breton Island located on the north side of Sydney Harbour. North Sydney is an important port in Atlantic Canada as it is the western terminus of the Marine Atlantic ferry service. It acts as the marine link for the Trans-Canada Highway to the island of Newfoundland, which is why North Sydney's nickname is called The Gateway To Newfoundland. Local dining options include A & K Lick-A-Treat, A & K Lick-A-Chick, Mcdonalds, and Kenny's Pizza.
Wondering where to stay? Lodging options in the community are mainly limited to Bed and Breakfast type accommodations, though there are a few nearby motels. If you are travelling in the area, North Sydney is located close to Sand Cove, Renwick Brook, Port Caledonia, Kings Rock and Lochmore Harbour.
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- Longitude: -60°15'28.98
- Latitude: 46°12'57.715
Things to see and do
Located at 75 Charlotte Street. The Rev. Mr. Ranna Cossit was the first Anglican minister to live and work in Sydney. In the late 1700s, he became involved in a struggle for control of political power in Cape Breton, at the time a colony separate from mainland Nova Scotia. In 1800, his archbishop put an end to a budding political career by transferring him to Yarmouth (which is about as far away as you can get from Sydney and still be in Nova Scotia). He built his house in 1787, and it is believed to be the oldest in Sydney. Cossit lived here with his wife, Thankful, and their family. Six of the Cossits 13 children were born in this house. The refurnishing of the house is based on an 1815 inventory of Cossits estate in Yarmouth and illustrates the household effects of a family of the late 1700s.
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- Prince at Prince Executive Suites, 50 Prince Street