It was worked in 1787, Cossit House is one of the most established surviving houses in Sydney, Canada and possibly one of the most established structures on Cape Breton Island. The Cossit House Museum is one the old or recorded place in Sydney. Guests run over the globe to see this Cossit House. It was named for its unique proprietor, Reverend Ranna Cossit, the house depicts eighteenth century life and fills in as the foundation of the city's North-end Heritage Conservation District. Following the American Revolution, Rev.
Cossit was allotted to the British settlement in Cape Breton that, at the time, was separate from an area Nova Scotia.