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Halifax: Discover the Halifax Explosion Audio Walking Tour

1. Halifax: Discover the Halifax Explosion Audio Walking Tour

Find out how the Halifax explosion had a profound effect on Halifax with this audio tour that can be accessed on your smartphone. Listen to the story of how the Halifax explosion devastated the community of Richmond. Be moved as you hear how the city came together to give aid and rebuild. Step back in time to that fateful day with each stop on your tour. Pay your respects at the memorials erected to honor the victims on St. Joseph's Square, the Memorial Bell Tower, Richmond Staircase, and the Veith House Community Centre. Visit Fort Needham Park and hear some of Halifax's war history. Discover the drama behind the collision of the SS Mont Blanc and the SS Imo. Pass by other places of note like the old Richmond School and the Halifax Relief Commission Building. Let your audio guide tell you the tale of the Halifax explosion and more. Go to as many sights and attractions as you want and take the tour at your own pace. End your tour at the Hydrostone District and Market.

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What people are saying about Richmond Street

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So great to visualize the exact location of events and see a part of Halifax I don’t normally. Sad stories mixed with courageous ones. Strongly recommend and can’t wait to do the Churches and Cemeteries tour!