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

King George and Queen Elizabeth at the Public Gardens in Halifax

The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Saturday, 17 June 1939, included this photograph under the heading "Restful Interlude in Their Last Busy Day in Canada".

The caption read: "The King and Queen are seen with members of the Royal party strolling through the famous Public Gardens in Halifax as one of the impromptu departures from their official program in Halifax at the conclusion of their wearying tour across Canada and back." [RG 51, vol. 3, no. 1404]

Date: 15 June 1939

Reference: John F. Rogers Nova Scotia Archives 2004-047 vol. 001 no. 27

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