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Site of a large naval dockyard and research centre, Halifax’s sister city has a pleasant waterfront with shop-lined streets descending to it. Because of the presence of 23 lakes within its city limits, Dartmouth is called the City of Lakes. Settled in 1750, it attained official town status in 1873. Growth was gradual until the construction of the Angus L. MacDonald Bridge in 1955. The 1970 A. Murray MacKay Bridge, at the mouth of the Narrows, spawned additional development. Connected to Halifax by two bridges, Dartmouth is serviced by the oldest continual saltwater ferry service in North American.

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  • The Quaker House

    57 Ochterloney St. CDN - Dartmouth B2Y 1C3

    A short stroll from the ferry terminal, this heritage house is the sole survivor of 22 dwellings built for a group of Quaker whalers who moved to the province from New England in 1785. Its shingled exterior with paned windows is typical of the houses..

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  • Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia

    1149 Main St CDN - Dartmouth B2Z 1A8

    This sizable museum, library and meeting hall opened in 1983 to foster the province's black history and culture. Exhibits cover early migration and settlement, military service, religion and community. There is a memorial to naval hero William Hall (..

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  • Holiday Inn Harbourview

    101 Wyse Road CDN - Dartmouth NS B3A 1L9

    Located just steps from the Halifax Harbour, this hotel in Nova Scotia offers a range of amenities including a full-service restaurant just minutes from golf, shopping and other recreational activities. Free Wi-Fi is included. Holiday Inn Harbourvi..

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