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Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland National Historic Site

Two girls dressed as French soldiers with muskets inside a fortified cave.

Explore the historic fort where once the future of Acadie and North America hung in the balance. Located on the border between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland Historic Site stands at the crossroads of Canadian natural and cultural history.

The fort depicts the 18th century conflicts between France and Britain, and the later struggle between two great empires--America and Britain--for North American supremacy.