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December 8, 1948

December 8, 1948

The Maritime Museum of Canada was established in Halifax. Initially located at the HMC Dockyard (and later renamed the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic), it moved through several locations before its own building was constructed in 1981 as part of a waterfront redevelopment program. In 1982, the museum received the CSS Acadia. It is the oldest and largest maritime museum in Canada. (Photo: CSS Acadia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Photographer Robert Alders. Wikipedia Creative Commons.)
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Binding: Hardback, 192 pages
Publication Date: 13th October 2017
ISBN: 9781459504806 Price: $34.95
Format: 10in x 8in; 300+ colour images
400 Years in 365 Days gives readers a fun, trivia-filled record which reflects the communities and peoples of Nova Scotia spanning the past 400+ years. Illustrating the entries are 300+ visuals including full colour paintings, drawings, photos, and archival objects. This informative and entertaining volume is a great reference book and a great gift for anyone interested in Nova Scotias colourful past and lively present

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LEO J. DEVEAU is an independent librarian-researcher-writer focused on Nova Scotia. On the 150th anniversary of Confederation Leo decided to update, revise and extend Shirley Elliott’s 1979 Nova Scotia Book of Days, resulting in his book 400 Years in 365 Days.