Featured Historical Plaque

The first of October is celebrated in Nova Scotia as “Treaty Day,” in memory of the occasion in 1752 when Mi’kmaq representatives visited Halifax to sign a “peace and friendship” agreement with the colony’s British Governor.

Public Lecture Series

The Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society meets monthly from September to May to hear and to discuss individual papers about personalities, places and events integral to the history of Nova Scotia. Click here to learn more.

Upcoming Events


Keep up to date with events related to Nova Scotia history in communities around our province.

Membership

Become a member of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society and receive the current issue of our Journal and special discounts on back issues of the Society’s publications and reprints.

Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society

In 1998, the Society began publication of the Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, a successor to both the Collections and the Nova Scotia Historical Review.
The society meets monthly from September to May to hear and to discuss individual papers about personalities, places and events integral to the history of Nova Scotia at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia. We'd love you to join us!