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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1814/00/00 Construction begins on a Georgian mansion as the official residence of the admiral commanding the North American Station of the British Royal Navy.
1819/00/00 Overlooking the Halifax Naval Yard, the Palladian Style Admiralty House is completed. The first Admiral to occupy the residence will be David Milne.
1844/12/00 Francis Austen British Commander Vice admiral Francis Austen is promoted to Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies Station, with his flag in the third-rate HMS VINDICTIVE.
1959/08/01 Queen Elizabeth II British Monarch Queen Elizabeth II uses the steps at Admiralty House as she departs Canada.

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Particulars for Naval Museum of Halifax:
Area of Significance Architecture
Cultural Affiliation British Royal Navy
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Georgian Architecture
Building Type Mansion
Architectural Style Palladian
Historic Use Single dwelling




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