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Location DB > Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax > McNabs Island Houses
McNabs Island Houses
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created by Blackbird on 10/21/2008 10:52 PM
last modified by tribeachpunk on 8/28/2011 11:30 PM
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Two houses on the western part of the island. The three story house was built in 1917 and the two story house in the early 1920s, they were last occupied in 1972 and the early 1980s respectivly. The interior is in rough shape in some parts, but they are in pretty good shape otherwise.
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Type: Building
Status: Closed
Accessibility: Difficult
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Nova Scotia
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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  •  Hazards
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  • The island caretaker and the fellow who lives out there
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1917
    Closed: 0
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  • the houses are only open to the public once a year in autumn
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    The two story house in the South East was where Bill lynch grew up. He later went on to start a traveling carnival we all know and love as the Bill Lynch Shows.
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    19 October 2008
    Sun, Oct 19th, 2008
    posted by tribeachpunk
    8 pictures
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    McNabs Island Houses
    Tue, Oct 21st, 2008
    posted by Blackbird
    23 pictures
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    Reach out to NS Trip
    Mon, Aug 2nd, 2010
    posted by Uber_Soldat
    10 pictures
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    Sun, Sep 5th, 2010
    posted by tbeckerson
    8 pictures

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     Web Links
  • Friends of McNabs Island Society
  • Taylor Made Tours (Captain Steven Taylor)
  • Nova Scotia Provincial Parks : Management Plan : McNabs and Lawlor Island (2005) (PDF File)
  • Halifax UrbEx: McNabs Island
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  • on Aug 28 11 at 23:31, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Aug 28 11 at 23:30, tribeachpunk changed the following: Street Address, Web Links
  • on Jan 27 11 at 21:07, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Jan 27 11 at 21:07, tribeachpunk changed the following: Web Links
  • on Dec 5 10 at 20:56, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Dec 5 10 at 16:42, tbeckerson updated gallery picture 8
  • on Dec 5 10 at 16:41, tbeckerson updated gallery picture 7
  • on Dec 5 10 at 16:40, tbeckerson updated gallery picture 6
  • on Dec 5 10 at 16:40, tbeckerson updated gallery picture HPIM1894.JPG
  • on Dec 5 10 at 16:40, tbeckerson updated gallery picture 6
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