Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Halifax
Become a soldier for a day at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site.
Visit a 200-year-old restored fishing village at Fisherman’s Cove.
Hear captivating sea stories from small to the Titanic at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
Discover the stories of over 1 million immigrants who landed in Halifax at Pier 21.
Explore the new Halifax Cental Library, named as one of CNN’s 10 eye-popping new buildings in 2014.
Skate (in the winter), rollerblade and bike (the rest of the year) on the Emera Oval. This long-track speed skating oval on the Halifax Commons is a year-round outdoor activity destination!
Stroll through the beautiful Victorian gardens and grounds at Halifax Public Gardens.
Take in one of Canada’s best walks along the Halifax Waterfront boardwalk.
Be inspired by Atlantic Canada’s largest art collection at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.
Ride the oldest running saltwater ferry service in North America (second oldest in the world) when you take the ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax.

Experience the craftsmanship of Canada’s only mouth-blown, hand-cut crystal maker, NovaScotian Crystal on the Halifax Waterfront.
Venture to McNabs Island, located at the mouth of the Halifax Harbour, to hike along secluded trails, a beautiful beach, and around a historic fort.
Explore the oldest continuously running farmers’ market in North America at the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market.
Visit Alderney Landing on the Dartmouth Waterfront and peruse the shops, art gallery, community theatre, and restaurants. On Saturday mornings, the Alderney Landing Farmers’ Market is a popular spot to shop with local producers and artisans alike.
For the golfer – you have plenty of golfing choices to make while golfing in Halifax Metro.

The Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society was founded in 1878. The society meets monthly from September to May inclusive to hear and to discuss individual papers about personalities, places and events integral to the history of Nova Scotia at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia. Monthly meetings are held at 7:30 pm. on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Avenue (at the corner of Robie Street), Halifax, Nova Scotia. A brief business meeting is followed by the presentation of a lecture. Society lectures are open to the public and are completely free.


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