Victorian-era houses in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, displaying the once fashionable 'Lunenburg Bump' style of extended dormer [1080x810]

Victorian-era houses in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, displaying the once fashionable 'Lunenburg Bump' style of extended dormer

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, Canada

Lunenburg is the best surviving example of a planned British colonial settlement in North America. Established in 1753, it has retained its original layout and overall appearance, based on a rectangular grid pattern drawn up in the home country. The inhabitants have managed to safeguard the city's identity throughout the centuries by preserving the wooden architecture of the houses, some of which date from the 18th century.

Old Town Lunenburg---Lunenburg is a remarkably well-preserved town, and one which retains most of the qualities of the original British model colonial settlement, without losing its status as a fully functioning community in the modern world.

Window Lunenburg Outfitting Co Nova Scotia: A window with a light shining inside stands out against the red wall of the Lunenburg Outfitting Co building situated in the town of Lunenburg in Nova Scotia, Canada. The window of the Lunenburg Outfitting Co building stands out stark white against the red background of the building in the town of Lunenburg, in the Lunenburg Harbour along Lighthouse Route, Highway 3 in Nova Scotia, Canada. Lunenburg was established in 1753 and is an old community…

A window with a light shining inside stands out against the red wall of the Lunenburg Outfitting Co building situated in the town of Lunenburg in Nova Scotia, Canada. The small town of Lunenburg is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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