Worlds 10 Most Famous and Oldest Lighthouses. Sambro Island Lighthouse is Canada's oldest lighthouse, as well as the oldest continually-operating lighthouse in North America. At the entrance to Halifax Harbour Nova Scotia
Include our top attractions in your Nova Scotia travel itinerary. Go whale watching, tidal bore rafting, visit Peggy's Cove or Lunenburg, visit a winery or pub, and eat some fresh lobster. See our list of can't miss attractions.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, has been a busy seaport since the city's founding in 1749. And the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market goes back almost as far. Though it's now housed in a new building full of energy-saving bells and whistles, the market's roots reach to 1750. In fact, some boosters call it the oldest farmers market in North America. I'm not sure I buy that. But I haven't found an older one yet.