Oakville Images
Entrance to Citadel, Halifax, N.S.


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
A postcard sent to Miss Louise MacLeod in Middle River, Cape Breton, mailed from Oakfield, Nova Scotia. The Citadel, completed in 1856, is the fourth such fort to be built on the hill overlooking the harbour. The Citadel is symbolic of Halifax's role as a principal naval station in the British Empire.
Inscriptions:
Reverse side reads:
"I am sorry not to have a letter for you. But lately I have been hustled about and have not got settled yet. When I reach F. I shall send a good letter. The Big Chief is spending the day with us & we go into Hx. tomorrow. I shall be in F. on Sat. Rec'd your two letters. Murray left the hospital on Sunday. Yours, R. [Rob Layton]"
Date of Original:
29 April 1908
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
OILL0040
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Nova Scotia, Canada
    Latitude: 44.6470401782568 Longitude: -63.5799407958984
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Oakville Public Library
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Oakville Public Library

Central Branch

120 Navy Street

Oakville ON L6J 2Z4

Tel: (905) 815-2042

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Entrance to Citadel, Halifax, N.S.


A postcard sent to Miss Louise MacLeod in Middle River, Cape Breton, mailed from Oakfield, Nova Scotia. The Citadel, completed in 1856, is the fourth such fort to be built on the hill overlooking the harbour. The Citadel is symbolic of Halifax's role as a principal naval station in the British Empire.