Villages given focus in this digital history are Bayside, Brookside, East
Dover, Goodwood, Hatchet Lake, Prospect, Shad Bay, Terence Bay, West Dover,
and White´s Lake. Our history of these communities goes from the earliest
settlement up to the1970’s. These villages are located west of Halifax
towards Peggy´s Cove on the south shore, travelling west along Route 333.
Most of the communities in this area are still inhabited by descendants of
the first families to settle here. In many cases, original settlers were
given sizable land grants, by the Colonial Government, as an enticement to
make this their new home.