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Jo Ferg Dec 6
100 years ago today, the world's largest non nuclear explosion destroyed the city of . Thousands lost their lives. Many heroes emerged. The strength of our people suffered through the pain and rebuilt on top of the destruction!
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Paul MacGillivray Dec 6
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Brett Ruskin Dec 6
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HCILIbrary Dec 6
Keeping the citizens of Halifax in our thoughts (~ 2000 deaths & ~9000 injured)
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Lindell Smith Dec 6
An honour to have MC’d this mornings service at Fort Needham Thank you to everyone who came out to this mornings Commemorative Services The rain only added to the impact of what took place 100 years ago
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Peter J. Rockwell Dec 6
The mysterious silhouette created in a window of St. Paul's Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia's Parade Square during the 100 years ago today
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SJAMschool Dec 6
We are very proud of our commemorative tile project led by local artist and SJAM parent, Andrea Puszkar
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Dr Claire L Halstead 13 Sep 17
HExD, my new Halifax Explosion Database, is nearly complete w new statistics & insight! Now just to work on those maps!
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BarringtonConsulting Dec 6
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Dr. Brenda Austin-Smith Dec 6
From Cliff Eyland’s installation in the Halifax Public Library.
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History@X Dec 6
Across Nova Scotia, and indeed eastern North America, people today are observing This piece of anchor chain is in a private collection in Antigonish, and was identified in 1917 as having come from the SS Mont Blanc.
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CBC Indigenous Dec 6
'Picking up the pieces' of a Mi'kmaq village devastated by the
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Meanwhile in Canada Dec 6
On Dec. 6, 1917 at 9:04 a.m., a ship in the Halifax harbour exploded with the force of one fifth of the power of the atomic bomb that would destroy Hiroshima at the end of the Second World War.
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Christina Copp Dec 6
My baby grandfather was on that train.
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brent bambury Dec 6
My grandmother Marion MacGowan (centre) in Bedford, N.S. 1916. A year later she was injured in the Halifax explosion.
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Sharon Murray Dec 6
Author of *Shattered City*, Janet Kitz, is here at City Hall for the time capsule displays!
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Legion Magazine Dec 2
Is a mystery shipwreck connected to the Halifax Explosion?
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Derek Reilly Dec 6
Thanks Matt Reeder for this nice writeup about our collaboration with NIS+TS on the exhibit
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Nova Scotia Archives Dec 12
During the blizzard that followed the Halifax Explosion, many survivors whose homes had been destroyed found shelter in canvas tents on the Halifax Common.
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Vimy Foundation Dec 15
J. Robert Oppenheimer later used the numbers gathered from the to determine the potential effects of a nuclear explosion? Learn more :
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