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Halifax – 1313 Hollis Street

A building size mural at 1313 Hollis Street

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Nova Scotia Government House

The rear of Government House – Hollis Street, Halifax

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Canadian Museum of Immigration

A few of my favorites in the luggage project at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

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Halifax harbour

Looking across the Halifax harbour toward George’s Island, Dartmouth, Eastern Passage and CFB Shearwater.

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Keith Hall

In September 1863, Alexander Keith laid the cornerstone for Keith Hall, his new three-storey home on Hollis Street, just behind his brewery. Keith Hall – Halifax On 17 January 1985 Keith Hall was recognized as a Historic Place under the … Continue reading

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George’s Island – Halifax Harbour

George’s Island – Halifax Harbour

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Halifax signs – Rocky’s Noodles

Rocky’s Noodles – the place to go for Ramen

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HMCS Sackville National Historic Site of Canada

HMCS Sackville (K181) – Canada’s oldest warship HMCS Sackville is the last of Canada’s 123 Flower-class corvettes, one of many convoy escort vessels built in Canada and the United Kingdom during World War II. In 1988, Sackville was designated a … Continue reading

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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic – ships figure heads

Figureheads at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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Sambro Island Lighthouse Lens

The First Order Fresnel Lens that was used on the Sambro Island Lighthouse from 1906 until 1967. The lens is on display at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Builder: Barbier, Bernard & TurennePlace Built: Paris, FranceType: First Order Fresnel … Continue reading

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