Natural Wonders & Cultural Treasures
Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site © Parks Canada
Commemorative Intent Statement
- Prince of Wales Fort, including Sloop Cove and Cape Merry Battery, is a place of national historic importance.
- It commemorates the role of Prince of Wales Fort in the 18th-century French/English rivalry for control of the territory and resources around Hudson Bay.
- Fundamental to this commemoration is the role of the fur trade and its participants.
- The ruin that is Prince of Wales Fort is both of national historic and architectural significance.