They are hoping that Twitter brings in new views and details about the explosion, and the period afterward when Halifax struggled to get on it’s feet again.
The project begins tomorrow which is the 95th anniversary of the harbor front First World War event that devastated Halifax.
About 2,000 people died, and thousands more were injured.
The hashtag is #hfxex1917
You may read about the explosion at the Nova Scotia Archives where they have a Virtual Exhibit, a Remembrance Book, and a film “The Way We Were: Nova Scotia in Film, 1917-1957.”
The website is http://gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/default.asp?Search=THexp