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Location DB > Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax > Chain Rock Battery
Chain Rock Battery
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created by Jonnie B on 8/2/2010 4:03 PM
last modified by tribeachpunk on 1/27/2011 9:18 PM
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Almost completely grown in battery at Point Pleasant Park, only one foundation now visible.
 Basic Information
Type: Fortification
Status: Closed/Outdoors
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Point Pleasant Park
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Owner: DND
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     Historical Dates
    Built: 1762
    Closed: 18
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    Chain Rock Battery consisted of basic fortifications built on the natural terrain to protect the Northwest Arm. Unlike most of the other fortifications, it retains its original 1762 layout. Because it was abandoned so early, the area has been reforested for most of the historic period.
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    HRMits trip 09
    Sun, Aug 2nd, 2009
    posted by Jonnie B
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  • Halifax UrbEx: Point Pleasant Park
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by tribeachpunk on 1/27/2011 9:20 PM.

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  • on Jan 27 11 at 21:20, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Jan 27 11 at 21:18, tribeachpunk changed the following: Web Links
  • on Aug 21 10 at 17:18, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Aug 21 10 at 13:41, Jonnie B updated gallery picture IMG_0789.JPG
  • on Aug 21 10 at 13:40, Jonnie B updated gallery picture IMG_0786.JPG
  • on Aug 3 10 at 11:42, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Aug 3 10 at 11:42, tribeachpunk updated gallery HRMits trip 09
  • on Aug 2 10 at 16:41, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Aug 2 10 at 16:33, Jonnie B changed the following: Type, Status
  • on Aug 2 10 at 16:26, Jonnie B changed the following: Year Closed
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