Grand Parade Flagpole, 1947-2016

Headline reads "New City Flagpole Goes Up, Crowd Watches Operation

Headline from Halifax Mail, Sept. 24, 1949 p.1

Colour photo of flagpole with honour guard with Halifax City Hall in the background.

The flagpole was a central feature in Grand Parade, 1979. HMA 102-104-F-79

Note reading “These artifacts were placed here in May 1976 following the refurbishing of the Grand Parade flag pole” by Edmund Morris, Mayor.

Mayor Morris’ handwritten note placed in 1976 when the pole was repaired. HMA 102-144