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 Society Events  

   Annual General Meetings

   International Trails Day

   Kinmount Experience

   Log Kiosk at Markland

   Markland Visitors

   Special Events


 Archival Projects  

   1874 St. Patrick's Passenger List

   1878 Census

   1879 Arrivals

   Settlers, Farms & Lots

   Single Men & Women

   Some Notable Settlers

   Ancestral Gallery I

   Ancestral Gallery II




The Log Cabin
   Map & Directions



   Books & CDs

   L'berg Heimskringla News


   Newspaper Article Links:

  A real-life Iceland saga that did not end well (Herald News)

  Icelandic roots strong in Markland (The Weekly Press)



Finding Us

380 Caribou Road, Long Lake, Nova Scotia

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**Map Note:  Should be Moose River Road, NOT Mosse River Road


 From Halifax (98.9 km, 1 hour 4 mins):

  1.  Take Hwy 102 N onto Exit 8 Elmsdale 44km
2. Turn Right onto Elmsdale Road 1.3km
3. Veer left onto Old Trunk Road 2.5km
4. Continue straight onto NS-277 E (signs for Dutch Settlement/Gays River) 11.5km
5. Continue onto NS-224 E (signs for Musquodoboit Valley/Sheet Harbour) 19.2km
6. Turn left to stay on NS-224 E (signs for Sheet Harbour/Upper Musquodoboit) 8.4km
7. Turn right onto Moose River Road (Signs for Markland, Moose River and Mooseland) 10.0km
8. Slight left onto Caribou Road (Sign for Caribou Mines) 2 km
  • The Cairn will be on the right.
  • The Markland Settlement is beyond the Cairn on the Fairbanks Lake Road.
  • The log cabin is on Lot # 3, 1.5 km from the entrance.
  • Some of the sites are accessible only by foot.
  • The Fairbanks Lake Road is not accessible to vehicles in the off season.




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