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Fort Anne National Historic Site of Canada

Facilities and Services

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Parking at Fort Anne accommodates single vehicles and a limited number of buses. Alternate parking is also available near the Farmer's Market on Lower St. George Street and on St. George Street itself.

Officers' Quarters Museum Officers' Quarters museum
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Accessible public washrooms are available near the Officers' Quarters museum.

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The museum and washrooms are accessible. The perimeter walking trail, constructed of packed crushed slate is designed to accommodate wheelchairs.

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The 1797 Officers' Quarters was extensively renovated in the 1930s. It is now a museum featuring the Fort Anne Heritage Tapestry, a unique 8ft x 18ft (2.4m x 5.5m) work of needlepoint crafted by over 100 volunteers, which tell the last 400 years of the area's history. 

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Perimeter Walking Trail picnic table symbol wheelchair symbol

The fortifications at Fort Anne are based on a raised earthen wall in the shape of a star. A short trail following this wall affords an excellent view of the fortifications, as well as the Annapolis River and Basin. This accessible walking trail is approximately ½ kilometre long.

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The perimeter trail provides easy access to an excellent view of the Annapolis River and basin. On a clear day it is possible to see to Digby, 30 km down river.

Nearby community of Granville Ferry
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View to Digby from Fort Anne
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