Halifax Explosion
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Tragedy at Turtle Grove

Tufts Cove in Dartmouth felt the full impact of the explosion. The blast and resulting tsunami destroyed the Mi’kmaq settlement at Turtle Grove killing most of its residents.

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Nova Scotia Archives F107 H13 Ex7 no.9
Destroyed school at Turtle Grove following the Halifax Explosion, 1917.