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Management Plan

Preservation and presentation concept

The disinfection facilities, circa 1910 The disinfection facilities, circa 1910
Chevron Collection
Parks Canada

Fundamentally, Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site will be developed in accordance with the statement of commemorative intent worked out for this site. To achieve that objective, links will be established between the resources symbolizing its national historic significance and the messages used to convey this. Accordingly, three fundamental principles underlie the preservation and presentation concept, which has been designed to ensure the commemorative integrity of the site.


Preservation and presentation concept

Respecting the spirit of the place
Comprehensive and specific view of history
Nature-culture approach
Grosse Île: looking to the future

Management objectives and key actions

Ensuring the commemorative integrity of the site

Cultural landscapes
Built heritage
Archaeological resources
Commemorative plaques and monuments
Movable cultural resources
Communicating the site’s messages and heritage values

Visitor services

Facilities

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada facilities

Preserving and presenting the natural environment

Shared management of the site