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|Early Halifax A depiction of the initial settlement at Halifax,
(with a Mediterranean oared-ship offshore) but showing the military layout of the original
|Founding of Halifax The founding of Halifax, 1749. Colour print
by Charles W. Jefferys (1869-1951).
|1750 View of Halifax. View of Halifax, 1750. This new British
Atlantic base and capital of Nova Scotia was founded in 1749 as an answer to French
|Halifax, 1770s A view of Halifax in the 1770s, no longer closed
in by log palisades but rather an expanding commercial town and port, facing seaward to
|Halifax from Inland A view of Halifax in the late 18th century
from inland, showing the Citadel above and behind the townsite.
|Downtown Halifax A view of downtown Halifax in the later 18th
century, showing Nova Scotia's Government House as the large mansion between the two
|Government House The Government House in Halifax, 1819, the
new home for Nova Scotia's governor.
|Halifax, early 19th A view of Halifax from Georges Island, under
the protection of its guns, early 19th century.
|Halifax, 1842 A view from the South Common, Halifax, Nova
Scotia, 1842. Watercolour by Alexander Cavaliť Mercer (1783-1868).
|The Niobe The Niobe, seen here near Halifax, was one of the
first two warships of the Canadian Navy, established in 1910.
|Troop Return Canadian troops returning home from Europe,
1945, arriving in Halifax in late June.
|Founding of Halifax
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