Tag Archives: National Historic Site

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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Britannia Mine Museum

I’d always wanted to visit the Britannia Mine, but had never had the time to stop. I did, I looked around at the outside, and then left. As a person who worked underground in a nickel mine, I am acutely … Continue reading

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Across the harbour

The view across Esquimalt Harbour from Fisgard Light National Historic Site, looking toward HMC Dockyard Esquimalt.

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Alberni Pacific train yards

A quick look at the Alberni Pacific train yards as viewed from the steam train returning to Port Alberni after a run to McLean Mill National Historic Site. more images in a standalone album…

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Victoria – Chinese Cemetery

In 1903 the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association purchased 3.5 acres of land at Harling Point and established the Chinese Cemetery. The cemetery was traditionally  used as a temporary repose before final interment in China, a pattern which reflected the desires … Continue reading

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