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Testament to Those Who Chose to Come

If you stroll at all along the Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, you will come across "The Emigrant... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We happened upon this statue as we were walking on the boardwalk. There are plenty of benches and spots to stop and admire.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you stroll at all along the Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, you will come across "The Emigrant Statue", close to the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market. The statue tells all it needs to say. The people, perhaps your grandfather, great-grandfather and alike who chose Canada for the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its with a small group of statues in addition to being cool statues, actually provide teachable moments.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meaningful and nostalgic work of art. The expressions of the faces are amazing. Loved it the first time and loved the second time even more!

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Reviewed October 26, 2018

Everybody will possibly stumble across this as they wander along the seafront. My wife's great-grandfathers migrated from Norway and Germany through Canada before settling in Minnesota, USA, so she found it great fun and very reflective. Stop, sit and ponder and take a photo or...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Many were taken photos of this feature near the Board walk. A great representation of the crossing over from one country to another!

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Reviewed October 20, 2018

The statue and memorial in Halifax were all worth the time as well as the hall outside the museum (there was a piece of art about racism that was so provoking). There were stories of emigrants who made a difference in Canada

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Reviewed October 15, 2018

We walked by this memorial while strolling around in old Halifax and it was interesting to see the statues and read the historical plaques.

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Reviewed October 15, 2018

The Emigrant Statue is one of several along the waterfront to include Cunard and The Volunteers. All of these you can see going north from Pier 21 on the waterfront. Unique depiction of people who migrated from others nations to Canada. Very well done bronze...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2018

This is a powerful statue for anyone who has left loved ones behind in order to make a better life for all concerned...

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