Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
The earliest evidence of people in the Kejimkujik area dates to about 3000-4000 years ago. This time period is called the Late Archaic, the Mu Awsami Saqiwe’k.
The land is the keeper of the stories and memories of the Mi’kmaq.
European settlement began around 1820s, farming, logging, gold mining, sports hunting and fishing.
History of Kejimkujik Seaside
Human history of Kejimkujik Seaside spans 5000 years: fishing, farming, and Little Hope lighthouse.
National Historic Site Designation
Kejimkujik was designated a National Historic Site in 1995 because of its cultural landscape which attests to 4000 years of Mi’kmaq occupancy.
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