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Management Plan

Resources symbolizing or representing the national significance of Grosse Île

The following resources have been recognized as symbolizing or representing the national historic significance of Grosse Île and are therefore called “level 1” resources.

These are mainly cultural landscapes, works and buildings, archaeological vestiges, as well as movable cultural resources associated with one of the three themes in the site’s commemorative intent.


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