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Canso Islands National Historic Site of Canada

Learning Experiences

  • Watch the nine-minute video, Grassy Island: The Forgotten Settlement, for an introduction to the island's history.
  • See a scale model of the island before the attack and life-size dioramas of an officer's study, a tavern and a merchant's parlour. 
  • Learn about individuals and families who lived here in 1743.
  • View an excellent display of 18th century artifacts from Atlantic Canada.
  • Try to find items represented in the dioramas.
Learning Experiences at Canso Islands National Historic Site
Canso Islands National Historic Site 
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