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Remember This? Dartmouth’s Town Historian, Dr. John P. Martin

Remember This? Dartmouth’s Town Historian, Dr. John P. Martin

Dr. John Patrick Martin was Dartmouth’s Town Historian and the author of 'The Story of Dartmouth,' the single best source for Dartmouth history
Remember This? 18th Century Fort Massey underneath Queen Street and South Street (3 photos)

Remember This? 18th Century Fort Massey underneath Queen Street and South Street (3 photos)

Fort Massey, built in 1778, is underneath a busy Downtown Halifax intersection
Remember This? 100 Years of discovering historic human remains in downtown Dartmouth

Remember This? 100 Years of discovering historic human remains in downtown Dartmouth

The hill upon which St. James United Church and associated buildings are located is a burial ground of uncertain origin
Remember This? Jane's Walks : Exploring history, architecture, gardens and more

Remember This? Jane's Walks : Exploring history, architecture, gardens and more

There are eight walks planned for Halifax and Dartmouth on Saturday, May 5th and Sunday, May 6th
Remember This? Napoleonic War Prison on Dartmouth’s Newcastle Street

Remember This? Napoleonic War Prison on Dartmouth’s Newcastle Street

Today's 59 Newcastle Street is the former location of a wooden building that served, from approximately 1793 to 1805, as a prison for French PoWs. 
Remember This? Saint Mary's Basilica parking lot; a paved-over burial ground (4 photos)

Remember This? Saint Mary's Basilica parking lot; a paved-over burial ground (4 photos)

The parking lot at Spring Garden and Grafton is an early Catholic burial ground, originally associated with Saint Peter's Church, the 1784 predecessor of today's Saint Mary's Basilica
Remember This? Imperial Oil Dartmouth Refinery built on top of Fort Clarence (2 photos)

Remember This? Imperial Oil Dartmouth Refinery built on top of Fort Clarence (2 photos)

In 1941, in preparation for war-time refinery expansion, Fort Clarence was partially dismantled and buried, preserving large sections of the fortification
Remember This? Halifax’s Deadman’s Island (2 photos)

Remember This? Halifax’s Deadman’s Island (2 photos)

The historic military burial ground and park gets its name from being the final resting place of many people from the early to mid-19th century, especially American prisoners of war held at the Melville Island military prison
Remember This? Dartmouth's long tradition of canoe and kayak racing (3 photos)

Remember This? Dartmouth's long tradition of canoe and kayak racing (3 photos)

Dartmouth’s Lake Banook will host its third senior world championship
Remember This? Daylighting Punmakati: The story of Dartmouth’s Sawmill River

Remember This? Daylighting Punmakati: The story of Dartmouth’s Sawmill River

In the Mi’kmaw language, the Sawmill River is known as Punmakati which means Frost Fish Brook
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