Nova Scotia Archives

Historical Maps of Nova Scotia

Plate 10, Map of Halifax City


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