Peggys Cove With Fishing Boats
Painting - Oil On Canvas
Carole Spandau's PEGGYS COVE,Nova Scotia seascape oil painting depicts one oF her most Favorite places to paint and vacation,the mist,the sea air,the people there,joyous memories oF a truly beautiFul place.Peggys Cove is 43 kilometres( 26 miles ) southwest of downtown Halifax and comprises one of the numerous small fishing communities located around the perimeter of the Chebucto Peninsula. The community is named after the cove of the same name, a name also shared with Peggys Point, immediately to the east of the cove. The village marks the eastern point of St. Margaret's Bay.
Today the population is small, but Peggys Cove remains an active fishing village and a favourite tourist destination.
Roads and several homes were badly damaged at Peggys Cove in 2003 by the extensive flooding that accompanied Hurricane Juan which also damaged the cove's breakwater. The breakwater was further washed away by Hurricane Bill in
2009.allowing waves to seriously damage a home and giftshop, and washed away one of the cove's characteristic wooden fish sheds, she has painted that wooden fish sheds many times!
April 28th, 2011
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