In 2011, the iconic red barn at the Heritage Park on Bissett Road in Cole Harbour was burnt to the ground in a senseless act of arson. In addition to being a cultural landmark this building provided storage and a workshop for the Cole Harbour Parks and Trails Association, the caretakers of the Heritage Park.
We have been working with the NS Department of Natural Resources towards rebuilding the barn, and were anxious to see construction begin after a tender was issued earlier in 2014. We have recently learned that this tender has been cancelled and the future of the barn rebuilding project is in question.
We are actively working with the Province and Municipality to get this project back on track and could use your help! If you are supportive of rebuilding this iconic barn, please share this post and contact your local MLA to voice your support. The local MLA’s contact information is below:
Thanks and Happy Trails!