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Halifax Citadel: general information

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Halifax Citadel

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  • Type of destination: National Historic Site
  • Location of destination: Canada - Nova Scotia
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Built between 1828 to 1856, the present Citadel is the fourth in a series of forts since 1749 to occupy the hill overlooking the harbour.
It is an excellent example of a 19th-century bastion fortification.
Today It is restored to the mid-Victorian period with a living history program featuring the 78th Highland Regiment, the Royal Artillery, Soldier's Wives and Civilian Tradespersons.
Guided tours available.
More info on Halifax Citadel Regimental Association or Historic Places  
Built between 1828 to 1856, the present Citadel is the fourth in a series of forts since 1749 to occupy the hill overlooking the harbour.
It is an excellent example of a 19th-century bastion fortification.
Today It is restored to the mid-Victorian period with a living history program featuring the 78th Highland Regiment, the Royal Artillery, Soldier's Wives and Civilian Tradespersons.
Guided tours available.
More info on Halifax Citadel Regimental Association or Historic Places  

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