Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search

Architecture Landscape

Fairy Dells and Rustic Bowers

The Creation of Victoria Park, Truro NS

by (author) Joseph M.A. Ballard

H M Scott Smith
Initial publish date
May 2018
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    May 2018
    List Price

Add it to your shelf

Where to buy it


The development of Truro's magnificent Victoria Park is a very compelling read. Full of romance, little known facts (the Olmsteds, of New York's Central Park fame were involved) and vintage Notman photographs, Joe Ballard's study is an eye-opener.

About the author

Joseph M. A. Ballard and his wife, Melanie, reside on an old farm they call Gooseberry Cottage just outside Truro, Nova Scotia. Ballard is a member of numerous heritage associations, and his articles on heritage preservation have appeared in Saltscapes and Edifice. Ballard received the 2012 Town of Truro Heritage Award and the 2016 Helen Creighton Folklore Society research grant.

Joseph M.A. Ballard's profile page

Other titles by Joseph M.A. Ballard