Today, St Peter's is a quiet village with a few tourist attractions, including St Peter's Canal National Historic Site and a historic blacksmith shop. The canal is now used mainly by pleasure craft.
Author HEATHER MACDONALD
Links to Other Sites
St. Peters Canal National Historic Site of Canada
This site chronicles the history of the St. Peter's region and St. Peter's Canal, which connects the Atlantic Ocean with Bras d'Or Lake.
Bras d'Or Lakes Scenic Drive
Explore the many historic communities along the Bras d'Or Lakes Scenic Drive in Nova Scotia.
The website for historic St. Peter's in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Provides information for visitors and residents about local services and attractions.
Atlantic Provinces Chambers of Commerce
The website for the Atlantic Provinces Chambers of Commerce (APCC), formerly the Maritime Board of Trade. Formed in 1896, this organization promotes and supports business and economic development in Atlantic Canada. Click on "Chambers" for links to local Chambers of Commerce.
Nova Scotia: Community Profiles
Search for statistical profiles of communities in the Province of Nova Scotia.
A visitor's guide for Battery Park, located on a hillside overlooking St. Peters Bay on the southeast coast of Cape Breton Island. A Government of Nova Scotia website.