Mainstreet Cape Breton | Nov 27, 2012 | 16:19

Eleanor Anderson - Broughton: A Return to Cape Breton's Ghost Town

Coming up on Thursday (November 29th) a new book from Eleanor Anderson will be releasing her new book which should be very intriguing to people who like to hike, and people who like to find things. Exploring foundations, families, and where the road used to go. We're talking about Broughton, Cape Breton's Ghost Town, and Eleanor stopped by the studio to talk with us about her new book.

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