Canada - Old Town Lunenburg

"Lunenburg is the best surviving example of a planned British colonial settlement in North America. Established in 1753, it has retained its original layout and overall appearance, based on a rectangular grid pattern drawn up in the home country. The inhabitants have managed to safeguard the city's identity throughout the centuries by preserving the wooden architecture of the houses, some of which date from the 18th century." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
Old Town Lunenburg postcard of Post Canada. Thanks to Irene of Canada.




Postcard 2
Novia Scotia's famous and historic fishing and shipbuilding port of Lunenburg. Thanks to Bernice of Bridgewaters, Nova Scotia, Canada.





Postcard 3
An interesting "Did you know? postcard" of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. It was named after Duke of Braunschweig=Luneburg who became King of England in 1727. It was settled by German, Swiss, French and English to a prosperous fishing and shipbuilding community. Thanks to Laura of Canada.


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