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Beyond the front: Québec Arsenal at the center of the war effort for the Archaeology Month

Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site
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Public: General
Location: Come to the visitor’s kiosk at 2 rue D’Auteuil
: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 16 and 17, 2014
Fees (Free with regular site admission)

At the center of the two World Wars which marked the 20th century, your ancestors might have contributed to the war effort, specifically the women workers of the Québec Arsenal.

During the Fab Forts weekend, theme celebrated all across the country by Parks Canada, take part to a special programming on the subject of the World Wars commemoration with an archeological touch. Attend musket firing demonstrations, don military uniforms, listen to lots of stories, participate to guided tours of the Québec Arsenal installations and a presentation of archeological discoveries will be waiting for you!  

Here it comes! Archeology month