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'An East Coast Port': Halifax in Wartime, 1939-1945

The Cenotaph (Halifax Grand Parade)

Snap shots taken in Bedford, Halifax, and the Annapolis Valley, taken during the late 1930s and early 1940s.

The Cenotaph, honouring those who served and those who died in World War I, was unveiled in Halifax's Grand Parade on 1 July 1929. The distinguished guests included Sir Robert Borden (war-time Prime Minister of Canada) and the Hon J.L. Ralston (Minister of National Defence).

Reference: Halifax School for the Blind Nova Scotia Archives  Album 83, page 9, photo 2

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