Prince of Wales Tower National Historic Site of Canada

Learning Experiences

Interpretive panels at Prince of Wales Tower National Historic Site

Learn about the Prince of Wales Tower in the context of Halifax’s military history. Why is it here? How has it changed? With text, timelines and images, these panels tell a story of fortification along the Atlantic Coast.

Prince of Wales Tower – Why is it here?
Prince of Wales Tower – Why is it here?
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Prince of Wales Tower – Just one part of a larger defence system
Prince of Wales Tower – Just one part of a larger defence system
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Prince of Wales Tower – Why a round tower?
Prince of Wales Tower – Why a round tower?
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