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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, No. 7011, and No. 7012, but the north tower demolished, and only the southwest tower and bits of attached wall standing, the demolition being nearly completed; December 1884. Looking East-southeast towards South Street.

Date.: 1884

Reference: Royal Engineers Nova Scotia Archives number 7013 (Piers )

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