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Fort Anne's Officers' Quarters gets a face-lift!

Behind-the-scenes work continues as we prepare for our 100th anniversary in 2017. The Officers' Quarters were originally built in 1797 and restored in 1935, and now it’s time to rehabilitate and strengthen the old walls again. Parks Canada staff have been...  >>More 


 

Canada's Coolest School Trip is coming to Fort-Anne!

Next year is both Canada’s 150th birthday and the 100th anniversary of national historic sites in Canada. To highlight these anniversaries, this year’s grand prize is a 5-day, all-expenses paid school trip to Parks Canada places in Nova Scotia including a visit to Canada’s first national historic site, Fort Anne!

From June 5-9, 2017 one luck grade 8/secondary 2 class will go on a trip of a lifetime! Students will;

-Explore the beautiful landscape and experience Mi’kmaq culture in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
-Carefully handle artifacts on a white glove at Fort Anne National Historic Site
-Discover the haunted tunnels and chambers of the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
-Visit with Samuel de Champlain himself at Port-Royal National Historic Site.
-Uncover the tragic and powerful Acadian history at Grand-Pré National Historic Site, also a UNESCO World Heritage site.
And so much more!

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with Parks Canada and the My Parks Pass Partners. Register for Canada’s Coolest School Trip contest today!