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Page 28 - Searching for the Highlands National Park, 1934

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1986/8/1 (305 reads)

breakfast might reasonably be charged, and this would tend to ensure the profitable maintenance of kitchen and dining room staffs. If and when the Park is opened, I submit that there should be three such camps al? ready established, each with 24 cabins; one at Cheticamp bridge entrance; another at Red River and a third at Ingonish entrance. Eventually, there should be a bath-house, with a warmed salt-water plunge and tubs, provided at each of the above camps. It would undoubtedly prove an attraction to a special class of tourists suffering from arthritis and ailments benefited by salt? water bathing, A special attraction might be provided at Cheticamp bridge, by retaining one of the existing habitant type of buildings as a handicraft museiim, and fitting it up with spinning wheels and looms, all of which are actually in use in the neighbouring settlement. Women could be employed to card, spin and weave whenever tourists were present. A charge of ten cents would repay them, and the sale of hooked rugs (at which hundreds of women are employed throughout the district) would also be an inducement. Summary Subject to the willingness of the Dominion Government to make the necessary appropria? tions for the reconstruction of the Cabot Trail from Cheticamp bridge to Mile 18.25, and the agreement of the Nova Scotia Gov- eamment to transfer to the Dominion Govern? ment, free of encumbrance, all the lands necessary to carry out the conditions in- Come for the summer, stay for the fall colours you are A/elcome to "ClAD MILE FAILTE" One Hundred Thousand Wefcomes VICTORIA COUNTY The Warden, Councilors and Residents Take time to meet the people of Victoria County. And Plan to Return for Winter 1987- Jeux Canada Games '87 February 14 to February 28,1987 Du 14 fevrier au 28 fevrier, 1987 Jeux Canada Games '87''!'' A Host County for the Winter Games Victoria County is a host county for the Winter Games-- ALPINE SKIING and CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING competitions. This is your invitation to return to Victoria County to see the Games, enjoy the hospitality, and share the excitement! Enjoy Winter in Victoria County • We Do! (28)
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