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The Royal Engineers in Halifax

Demolition of ruins of Poor Asylum fire, Halifax

Piers note: Poor Asylum Fire, Demolition of Ruins: General View of Ruins of West Section, as in No. 7010 and No. 7011, but showing further demolition of north wall and of northwest tower, only the Southwest tower and bits of attached walls, and the North tower remaining; December 1884. Looking East-southeast towards South Street.

Date.: 1884

Reference: Royal Engineers Nova Scotia Archives number 7012 (Piers )

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