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Holmes Public Library (Halifax) Halifax History


Holmes Public Library (Halifax) Halifax History


A digital collection of books about Halifax History, with many illustrations from days gone by. The History of the Congregational Church and its supplement contain early Town records and a wealth of genealogical information.

Items in the Holmes Public Library (Halifax) Halifax History Collection

Handwritten manuscript of the records of the Church of Christ in Halifax from 1734.

Fictional story about the Old Park's tavern on the South Shore

Prepared by the Halifax Town History Committee for the 250th anniversary celebration.

Includes the original journal penned by Sylvanus Bourne as well as William D. Perkins' transcription of Sylvanus' journal.