Find a rental car in Middleton with VroomVroomVroom. Compare deals from top car rental companies such as Enterprise. Middleton is, according to its motto, "The Heart of the Valley". Middleton is a town of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada, located in the center of the Annapolis Valley, on the north side of the Annapolis River. Middleton was settled in 1810 by New England planters that hoped that this area would gather a farming community around it.
On May 31, 1909, Middleton was incorporated as a town. In present, Middleton has approximately 1,700 residents, living on an area of 5.44 square kilometers. Notable residents of the city include politician Frank R. Elliott, businessman John D. McKenzie and World War II fighter Mona Louise Parsons. If you plan visiting Middleton, do not miss its special points of interest.
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Annapolis Valley MacDonald Museum is located in Middleton in the MacDonald Consolidated School. This school is the first consolidated school of Canada and it was raised with funds from the MacDonald Tobacco Company of Montreal. The museum has a lot of galleries and exhibitions, related to the history of the school and also a large collection of traveling exhibits. Among them, a Nova Scotia clock collection, extremely important in the heritage of the whole area.
Heart of the Valley Days is an important festival celebrated in Middleton each year, in July. This event reunites more events in one, as it celebrates the beauty of the valley and its history. The celebration of Middleton includes live concerts, outdoor theatrical performances, cook-outs and activities for children.
Middleton Farmers' Market was settled in the city in 2008. Each summer and fall, this market is held on Fridays, from 3 PM to 7 PM. If you would like to try the local goodies, including dishes of the local cuisine and fresh vegetables and fruits picked from the local gardens and orchards, you need to visit this wonderful attraction of Middleton.