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Destination Canada – Day 5 – Halifax, Nova Scotia

We arrived at Halifax¬†at 10pm the evening prior after a 1.5 hour flight from Deer Lake.¬† The alternative would have been to board a 8 hour ferry from Port aux Basques to Sydney, at a higher ticket price. Bright and early around 9:30am, we walked from the hotel towards Halifax Public Gardens, formally established in… Continue reading Destination Canada – Day 5 – Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The Fort that Never Was

Nestled on the northern tip of Willets Point, Fort Totten sits directly across the East River from Fort Schuyler (now SUNY Maritime). It was conceived as part of a series of strategic forts blocking maritime access to the island of Manhattan, aimed at preventing a recurrence of the events of the War of 1812 when… Continue reading The Fort that Never Was