George's Island August 8 2020 6:36pm 02:05 Georges Island opens to the public Georges Island has been a bit of a mystery for decades. Although it’s a national historic site, it’s been off limits to most. But on Saturday, that all changed. Graeme Benjamin reports. Haligonians get five more weekends of access to George’s Island Access granted: Halifax harbour’s Georges Island opens to the public Responsive site?