Category Archives: National Historic Site

Fort Anne

A view of the Annapolis River and Basin from Fort Anne

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Baccaro Point Lighthouse

Baccaro Point Lighthouse Located on the east side Barrington Bay, 2 miles from Port Latour, Baccaro point is the most southerly point of mainland Nova Scotia. Baccaro is the oldest place name in Nova Scotia. It comes from the Basque … Continue reading

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Kejimkuk Lake

A panoramic view of Kejimkuk Lake – the second largest lake in Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia Lighthouse – Point Prim

Point Prim Lighthouse

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Across the harbour

Looking across Halifax harbour to Georges Island National Historic Site Georges Island was occupied by military forces for 200 years from 1750, acting as a key fortification protecting access to a key British station. Between 1755 and 1763, during the … Continue reading

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HMCS Sackville National Historic Site of Canada

HMCS Sackville (K181) – Canada’s oldest warship HMCS Sackville is the last of Canada’s 123 Flower-class corvettes, one of many convoy escort vessels built in Canada and the United Kingdom during World War II. In 1988, Sackville was designated a … Continue reading

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Fort Anne National Historic Site

Fort Anne National Historic Site – Canada’s first administered National Historic Site Although Fort Anne was neither the first National Historic Park (Fort Howe was designated three years earlier), nor is it the first site designated under the replacement National … Continue reading

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Port Royal National Historic Site

A 360° look at Port Royal National Historic Site

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Dominion Atlantic Railway Bridge – Granville Ferry

Dominion Atlantic Railway Bridge – Granville Ferry,  Annapolis Royal After the line was abandoned by Canadian Pacific, the Dominion Atlantic Railway Bridge in Annapolis Royal became part of the Annapolis County Rail Trail. Charles Fort National Historic Site can be … Continue reading

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Fort Point Museum

Fort Point Museum Fort Point is located on a narrow point of the LaHave River, across from Kraut Point and Romkey Head on Dublin Bay. You might think that this being Fort Point, that the lighthouse would be the Fort … Continue reading

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