Welcome to the
Halifax Literary Walking Tour

Dickens and Wilde, Howe and Montgomery-Halifax's literary history comes alive in this virtual walking tour highlighting famous authors, publishers, bookstores and libraries. Discover love and madness in Grafton Park. Gossip about infidelity, slander and political ambition in colonial Halifax. Hear about innovative ways journalists succeeded in the cut-throat competitive world of publishing newspapers. See Halifax as never before, through the eyes of Canada’s celebrated authors and world literary greats.

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Adèle Hugo Cambridge Military Library Halifax Newspapers Hugh MacLennan Anna Leonowens Citizens Free Library Charles Dickens Legislative Library Joseph Howe Lucy Maud Montgomery John Howe The Book Room Oscar Wilde Thomas Raddall Philipe-Ignace François Aubert de Gaspé Jr.

  1. Philipe-Ignace François Aubert de Gaspé Jr.
  2. Thomas Raddall
  3. Oscar Wilde
  4. The Book Room
  5. John Howe
  6. Lucy Maud Montgomery
  7. Joseph Howe
  8. Legislative Library
  9. Charles Dickens
  10. Citizens' Free Library
  11. Anna Leonowens
  12. Hugh MacLennan
  13. Halifax Newspapers
  14. Cambridge Military Library
  15. Adèle Hugo