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Opinion: HRM needs civic museum of history and archaeology

Opinion: HRM needs civic museum of history and archaeology

Archaeologist and historian David Jones believes HRM needs a place to display and interpret the heritage of our whole municipality
Remember This? The Old Burying Ground (2 photos)

Remember This? The Old Burying Ground (2 photos)

Dr. Jonathan Fowler says early ground penetrating radar results show evidence of an old pathway that is no longer evident on the surface
Remember This? Point Pleasant Park’s Prince of Wales Martello Tower

Remember This? Point Pleasant Park’s Prince of Wales Martello Tower

Halifax’s Point Pleasant Park is home to several historic fortifications including Prince of Wales Tower National Historic Site, the oldest Martello-style defensive structure in North America
Remember This? Downtown Dartmouth's street names

Remember This? Downtown Dartmouth's street names

The first street grid of downtown Dartmouth, built on traditional and unceded Mi'kmaq territory, was marked out in 1750 by Charles Morris
Remember This? Quaker House : Dartmouth's oldest surviving building (3 photos)

Remember This? Quaker House : Dartmouth's oldest surviving building (3 photos)

Quaker House was built in 1786 and first occupied by William Ray, a cooper and whaler, and his family, from Nantucket Island, Massachusetts
Remember This? The Origins of Natal Day

Remember This? The Origins of Natal Day

Natal Day, which falls on the first Monday of August, is a popular civic holiday in the Halifax-Dartmouth area
Remember This? First Red Bridge

Remember This? First Red Bridge

First Red Bridge would be at the modern intersection of Prince Albert Road and Celtic Drive, on the edge of Lake Banook
Remember This? Joffre Street’s Manor Hill Farm

Remember This? Joffre Street’s Manor Hill Farm

Today’s residential Joffre Street was once the location of 19th century poet Andrew Shiels’ Manor Hill farm
Remember this? Two sides of Canadian Confederation

Remember this? Two sides of Canadian Confederation

Not everyone in Halifax was for Confederation during the first Canada Day celebration
Remember This? The forgotten history of Geary Street Cemetery and the Dunn vault

Remember This? The forgotten history of Geary Street Cemetery and the Dunn vault

Geary Street Cemetery was opened around 1835 to replace the over-crowded earlier St. Peter's burial ground which was located near the former Tim Horton's on Ochterloney Street
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