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The Swans Are Back

(Friday, June 27, 2003) - Swans have been part of the Public Gardens since 1836 and now there are two new ones to delight visitors.

Halifax Public Gardens is proud to welcome two new swans- "Horatio" and "Nelson"--- which were donated to HRM by the Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites, which is located across from the main entrance of the Public Gardens on South Park Street.

A ceremony to officially welcome the mute swans will be part of Canada Day celebrations to be held in front the Bandstand in the Public Gardens. Special guests include Mayor Peter Kelly, Councillor Dawn Sloane, and Richard O'Beirne, General Manager of the Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites. There will be an unveiling of a plaque for the Swan's pen.

When: Tuesday, July 1, 2003

Time: 2:30 p.m.

Where: At the Bandstand inside the Public Gardens


Heather Harris
Recreation, Tourism, and Culture
Phone: (902) 490-6094
Cell: (902) 488-9227

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