Meaghers Grant, Nova Scotia

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Meaghers Grant is a rural community in the Musquodoboit Valley region of the eastern Halifax Regional Municipality Nova Scotia on Route 357 . The community is located on the Musquodoboit River and the economy is mainly farming and forestry. It is approximately 45 minutes away from Halifax, the province's capital city. The River Oaks Golf course is located there.

Route 357 in Meaghers Grant.


Meagher's Grant was land owned by Captain Martin Meagher (pronounced Mar) in the 18th century. John Dunbrack was the first person to build a frame house in the Meagher's Grant area, and he and his wife were granted Gibraltar, an area south of Meagher's Grant by Captain Martin Meagher in 1786.[1]



Meaghers Grant, Nova Scotia is located in Nova Scotia
Meaghers Grant, Nova Scotia
Meaghers Grant in Nova Scotia
  • Meaghers Grant Fire Hall
  • River Oaks Golf Course and Lodge
  • Old Mechanical Garage (Previous owner: Weldon Cole)
  • Meaghers Grant United Church
  • Meaghers Grant Community Hall



  1. ^ Reid, Jennie. "Musquodoboit Pioneers: A Record of Seventy Families, Their Homesteads and Genealogies 1780 - 1980". Nova Scotia GenWeb Project. Retrieved 11 February 2013. 

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Coordinates: 44°55′55.62″N 63°14′18.93″W / 44.9321167°N 63.2385917°W / 44.9321167; -63.2385917