Maynard Stevens

Maynard Stevens was born in Kentville, Nova Scotia and has spent most of his life in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. He presently lives in New Minas, Nova Scotia.

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Where They Rest in Peace: A Guided Tour of Seven Historic Cemeteries in Kings County, Nova Scotia
Maynard Stevens

2000 / History / $21.95
9781894031417 / Trade paper / 112 pp

Edition is out of print

Walking through a cemetery, one can’t help but wonder about the stories behind the names and dates on the headstones. Who were these people? What sort of lives did they lead? In Where They Rest in Peace, amateur historian Maynard Stevens addresses this curiosity with a walking guide of seven historic cemeteries in Kings County, Nova Scotia. Focusing his investigation on people born in the 1700s, Stevens’ discussion of cemeteries in Hortonville, Wolfville, Kentville, Chipman’s Corner, Upper Canard, Lower Church Street and Starr’s Point includes biographical information on many of the New England Planters and United Empire Loyalists who settled in the Annapolis Valley.
“If you are curious about the Planters and Loyalists who played prominent roles in our formative years after the expulsion of the Acadians, Steven’s book will surely satisfy that curiosity.” Ed Coleman, The Advertiser

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