Tag Archives: National Historic Site of Canada

Ottawa – Rideau Canal Locks 1 – 8

  Looking down the Rideau Canal locks toward the Ottawa River and the Royal Alexandra Interprovincial Bridge that leads to Gatineau, Quebec. The 8 locks connect the channel of the Rideau Canal in Ottawa to the Ottawa River, almost 24.4 … Continue reading

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Narrows Lock

Narrows Lock – Lock 35 on the Rideau Canal When trying to excavate the canal cut through the watershed divide at Newboro, hard bedrock was encountered. In order oo speed up construction and reduce the amount of excavation at Newboro, … Continue reading

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Narrows Blockhouse

Narrows Blockhouse The Blockhouse at Rideau Canal Narrows Lockstation overlooks the Rideau Canal. The lower storey is constructed of thick, stone masonry while the upper storey is built of squared timbers. Defence features include loopholes and a second-floor entrance accessed … Continue reading

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Fort Rodd Hill – three in a row

Three geese and three tents at Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site of Canada

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Craigdarroch Castle

Built late 1800s, coal baron Robert Dunsmuir’s Craigdarroch Castle provides a look at the privileged life in the 1890s. In 1992, the castle was designated as the Craigdarroch National Historic Site of Canada.

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Royal Roads – just part of the story…

The history of the Royal Canadian Navy goes back further than 1969 at Royal Roads – sometimes an image is just part of the story…

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Birds – Hatley Castle

These birds were determined to get into the images I shot at at Royal Roads…

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Pink – Hatley Castle

A splash of pink on the grounds of Hatley Castle at Royal Roads

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Victoria – City Hall

The Victoria City Hall was recognized as National Historic Site of Canada in 2007. The building was built in three stages between 1878 and 1890.

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Victoria – Chinatown

The Victoria Chinatown district was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1995

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