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Government House, Halifax

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Government House of Nova Scotia is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, as well as that in Halifax of the Canadian monarch. It stands in the provincial capital at 1451 Barrington Street; unlike other provincial Government Houses in Canada, this gives Nova Scotia's royal residence a prominent urban setting, though it is still surrounded by gardens.
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  • During Doors Open Halifax we were able to tour this impressive landmark. Besides its importance to NS, it has also played host to royalty. An excellent tour led by informative personnel.  more »
  • Modeled upon a proper English country home, construction began on Government House in 1800. This stylish Georgian-era home serves as the official residence for the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia a...  more »
  • While walking to the Old Burying Ground, I noticed a military guard outside this fine residence, the residence of the Queen's representative in Nova Scotia. It is a beautiful building and has wonderfu...  more »
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  • Place with so much history. I accompanied my friend for her citizenship oath taking and I was so appreciative of the warm welcome of the staff and immigration officer and employees. This is a must see during the Doors Open Halifax event.