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Minudie is located in Nova Scotia
Minudie in Nova Scotia

Minudie is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Cumberland County about 5 miles (8.0 km) from River Hebert. Once a thriving town with a population peaking about 1870 at more than 600 people, Minudie today still has three churches but a population of just 20. Industries included shipbuilding, farming, lumbering and the manufacture of grindstones. It was founded by Amos Seaman (1788-1864), the self-appointed "Grindstone King" who began the manufacture of grindstones there about 1826 and who was also largely responsible for the rest of the industries there as well.[1]


  1. ^ Mike Parker, Buried in the Woods: Sawmill Ghost Towns of Nova Scotia, Pottersfield Press, 2010, pp. 46=59

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Coordinates: 45°46′28.52″N 64°21′41.45″W / 45.7745889°N 64.3615139°W / 45.7745889; -64.3615139 (Minudie, Nova Scotia)