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Other heritage values of the site

Although many other resources and values have not been recognized as of national significance, they nevertheless are of historical importance to the site.

These resources and objects relate to: the precontact dimension of Grosse-Île; agriculture and the earliest settlers on the island prior to the quarantine station period; the presence of the Canadian Forces and Agriculture Canada; the island’s international, national and regional links; and lastly, the outstanding natural surroundings.


Commemorative integrity of the site

Commemorative intent
Resources symbolizing or representing the national significance of Grosse Île
Grosse Île and its cultural landscapes
On-site cultural resources
Movable cultural resources
Messages of national historic significance
Messages for the Canadian public
Messages for visitors to the site
Communication challenges
Other heritage values of the site
Precontact dimension of Grosse Île
Earliest settlers and agricultural use of the island before the quarantine station period
The Canadian Forces (1942-1945, 1951-1956)
Agriculture Canada (research and training station, animal quarantine)
International, national and regional links
Outstanding natural surroundings