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10 Interesting Facts About Sydney Mines

Facts About Sydney Mines

  • Sydney Mines is a community and former town in Canada’s Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Regional Municipality.
  • Sydney Mines incorporated as a town in 1889, Sydney Mines has a rich history in coal production, although mining activity has now ceased.
  • Sydney Mines was Founded in 1784.
  • Sydney Mines was the filming location for the 1981 horror movie My Bloody Valentine.
  • Sydney Mines is a former coal-mining centre, coal having been mined in the area from 1784 to 2001.
  • The Estimated Population of Sydney Mines is 14,135.
  • The median age in Sydney Mines is 3% lower than Cape Breton.
  • Sydney Mines was Dissolved as a town on August 1st, 1995.
  • Sydney Mines experiences cold, windy, wet, snowy and very stormy winters. Although low in latitude compared to the rest of Canada and bordering the ocean.
  • In front of Jubilee Elementary on Main Street, there is a bronze statue of Johnny Miles in a running pose. There is a script on it with a small quote and the dates Johnny Miles won the Boston Marathon.
Facts About Sydney Mines
Facts About Sydney Mines

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