Admiralty House, Halifax Nova Scotia – October 2013

Perusing old naval documents with care and white gloves!

Note: Admiralty House once served as the official residence of the admiral commanding the North American Station of the Royal Navy. In it’s official role from 1819 thru 1905, Admiralty House hosted many social and ceremonial events. Admiral Francis Austen, brother of the famous novelist Jane Austen, lived in the house from 1844 to 1848.

Further Reading:

Maritime Command Museum

Halifax Historic Places 

 

Admiralty House – Searching The Archives