Nova Scotia Archives

Built Heritage Resource Guide

Plate 10, Map of Halifax City

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Charles E. Goad, Map of Halifax City, April 1889, identifies the Argyle Street buildings between George and Duke streets as numbers 94 to 130.

McAlpine’s City Directory 1889-90 includes an advertisement for Moir, Son & Co. as well as the alphabetical listing of Moir Son & Co., Bakers and Confectioners, 128 to 132 Argyle (p. 232).

The "Street Directory" lists businesses and residents between George and Duke Streets. Residents include a boarder, tailor, agent, sea captain, physician, coach driver, post office clerk, milliner, shoemaker, dressmaker, and. confectioner.

There are two businesses: Moir Son & Co., of course, and James Knight’s restaurant/oyster bar (p. 376).

Date: April 1889

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives Map Collection: O/S G1129 H3 G63 1889