Halifax: A Visual Legacy

200+ iconic photographs of the city from 1853 to the present

by William D. Naftel

A journey through Halifax's photographic past -- a chance to remember and rediscover
Halifax has grown from a small garrison town to the bustling city it is today. This beautifully curated collection of over 200 key images shows the building of Halifax. Included are key public buildings and public spaces -- schools, universities, churches, parks, shopping centres -- along with street views and waterfront activity. Culled from many archival sources, the images document the city's rich heritage with the finest photographic images from every period.

About the Author

WILLIAM D. NAFTEL was a historian and regional manager with Parks Canada for thirty years in Ottawa and Nova Scotia. He is the author of Prince Edward's Legacy, Wartime Halifax, and Halifax at War, which won both the Dartmouth Book Award for non-fiction and the Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing. He lives in Halifax.


"A photographic journey into the city's past."
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