This web page has been created by eight grade seven students from the Inverness
Education Centre as part of a grassroots community project sponsored by Industry Canada and Ingenuity Works. Ciad Mile Failte (100 thousand welcomes) to our
town of Inverness.
First named Sithean: a Gaelic word for "the land of fairies'. The name changed to Loch Leven and Broad Cove Shean prior to W.P. Hussey's arrival in Inverness. The town's moniker was then changed to Broad Cove Coal Mines and later to Inverness in 1901. J.L. Brass the mine manager of MacKenzie and Mann held a meeting for that purpose.
Enjoy your visit.