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Halifax in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Celtic Cross

 
 
Celtic Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2017
1. Celtic Cross Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to the original Irish
settlers of 1749 and to the
contributions of the Irish
community to Halifax, to
Nova Scotia and to Canada

Tíolactha do na hÉireannaigh a
bhain fúthu í Halifax sa bhliain
1749 is mar aitheantas da
ndearna siadsan, sliocht a
sleachta is a gcomh-Éireannaigh
o shin ar son Halifax, na hAlban
nua, is Cheanada

Presented by
The Charitable Irish Society
of Halifax
Established 1786

Dedicated March 17, 2000
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In memory of the Easter Rising
I gChuimhne ar Éirí Amach na Cásca

1916-2016


 
Erected 2000 by The Charitable Irish Society of Halifax.
 
Location. 44° 38.926′ N, 63° 34.343′ W. Marker is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in Halifax Regional Municipality. Marker is at the intersection of George Street and Upper/Lower Water Street, on the right when traveling east on George Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Dockyard Clock / L'horloge de L'arsenal (about 90 meters away, measured
Easter Rising Mosaic on Celtic Cross Base image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2017
2. Easter Rising Mosaic on Celtic Cross Base
in a direct line); Province House (about 90 meters away); Here We Began (about 90 meters away); South African War Monument (about 90 meters away); Halifax’s Cable Wharf (about 120 meters away); The Mitchell House (about 120 meters away); Halifax Waterfront Buildings (about 150 meters away); Samuel Cunard (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halifax.
 
Also see . . .
1. Irish Canadians. (Submitted on January 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Irish to Canada: Nova Scotia. (Submitted on January 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Charitable Irish Society of Halifax, Nova Scotia. (Submitted on January 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Take a Tour of Irish Halifax. (Submitted on January 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Halifax Irish Centre. (Submitted on January 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
Celtic Cross and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2017
3. Celtic Cross and Markers
Celtic Cross and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2017
4. Celtic Cross and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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