a small town in west yorkshire, england, situated inbetween huddersfield, bradford and leeds.
in history, it one of first few towns in the medieval england to introduce the guillotine and later the halifax gibbet, which nowdays is used as an exhibit.
It is well-known as a centre of England's woollen manufacture from the 15th century onward, originally dealing through the Halifax Piece Hall. Halifax is internationally famous for its Mackintosh chocolate and toffee (now owned by Nestlé), the Halifax Bank (formerly Halifax Building Society), and the nearby Shibden Hall.
the original halifax.