Rent apartments in Windsor, Nova Scotia, the birthplace of hockey. This town is home to over 100,000 residents and a lot of Canadian firsts. Windsor, NS is the first place hockey was played by the boys of King’s College—Canada’s first college. North America’s first agricultural fair was held here in 1765, and continues to go strong to this day. Other firsts include first Pumpkin Regatta, first pumpkin weigh-offs, and more.
• Fort Edward National Historic Site of Canada – built in 1750, this site played a key role in Canada’s colonial history. It served as an essential British stronghold for decades during the discord between Acadian settlers and the Mi’kmaq people.
• Haliburton House Museum – since the 1960s, this museum space has been a great destination to travel back in time. The house itself has an interesting history and the furnishings are impressive.
• Trails, Bars, Restaurants, Museums, Live Theatre, and more.
University of King’s College – established in 1789, English Canada’s first university also has the distinct honour of being the first English-speaking university in the Commonwealth, outside of the United Kingdom. Over its long history, the University of King’s College has accumulated a large number of notable alumni, including premiers, authors, journalists, and more.
Windsor, NS residents can rent apartments near Kings Transit Authority’s public transit system, which operates within the Annapolis Valley.