Boer War Memorial & Province House

Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House
Boer War Memorial And Province House

The Boer War Memorial located on the grounds of Province House, Hollis Street honours those who served and those who fell during the South African Campaign 1899-1902. It is one of two memorials erected in Halifax to honor Boer War combatants, the other being the Boer War Memorial Fountain in the Public Gardens. More than 8,400 Canadians, including female nurses, served in support of British action in South Africa. The Canadians suffered more than 400 casualties including 200 deaths, 89 of them in action. Province House (1819) is the longest serving legislative building in Canada and a National Historic Site. It is the site of the first responsible government in the British Empire outside Great Britain and renowned orator and political leader Joseph Howe’s defence of and advancing freedom of the press.

 
 
 

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