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Location DB > Canada > Nova Scotia > Ferguson's Cove > Connaught Battery
 Name
Connaught Battery
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 Database Info
created by tribeachpunk on 2/26/2008 9:37 PM
last modified by tribeachpunk on 6/19/2010 7:45 PM
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 Overview
 Description
A World War 1 battery with cement emplacements for three 4.7-inch quick-firing guns. Sealed tunnels. Located at Ferguson's Cove, north of York Redoubt.
 Basic Information
Type: Foundation/Outdoors
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address
Ferguson's Cove Road
Ferguson's Cove, Nova Scotia
Canada
Owner: Halifax Regional Municipality
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  •  Hazards
  • vehicles prohibited - gate may be locked at anytime
  •  Interesting Features
    Large concrete foundation to explore.

    The battery has a great view of the harbour.
     Security Measures
     Historical Dates
    Built: 1910
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
     Recommended Equipment
    binoculars
     History
    World War 1 era military battery that at one time housed three 4.7-inch quick-firing guns.
     Media Coverage

     Future Plans
    Halifax Regional Municipality operates a park on the grounds of the former Connaught Battery.
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    02-26-2008
    Wed, Feb 27th, 2008
    posted by tribeachpunk
    11 pictures
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    Damn Hot Day
    Thu, Jul 31st, 2008
    posted by nootz
    16 pictures


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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by tribeachpunk on 6/19/2010 7:45 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jun 19 10 at 19:45, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Jun 19 10 at 19:45, tribeachpunk changed the following: City
  • on Jun 17 10 at 13:48, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Jun 17 10 at 13:47, tribeachpunk updated the main picture
  • on May 18 10 at 0:18, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on May 18 10 at 0:18, tribeachpunk changed the following: Web Links
  • on Jul 31 08 at 2:30, Steed validated this location
  • on Jul 31 08 at 0:40, nootz updated gallery picture Woods-1
  • on Jul 31 08 at 0:39, nootz updated gallery picture Woods
  • on Jul 31 08 at 0:38, nootz updated gallery picture Surrounding Area
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