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The Royal Engineers in Halifax

"Thornvale", Halifax

Piers note: No. 76. Residences of Military People, etc.: "Thornvale", residence of Thomas E. Kenny, merchant, on Northwest Arm between Coburg Road and South Street, Halifax, with Northwest Arm in distance, bathhouse at left; about 1872 if No. 76 is a regular consecutive number of series. Looking West-northwest towards Melville Island. A lady and 3 children are shown, and another lady at upstairs window. Kenny built this large house on site of one which had been built by Archbishop Connolly.

Date.: ca. 1872

Reference: Royal Engineers Nova Scotia Archives number 7032 (Piers 76) / negative N-1449

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