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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site of Canada
Commemorates famous inventor 
Baddeck, Nova Scotia
Beaubassin National Historic Site of Canada
Major Acadian settlement; pivotal place in the 17th- and 18th-century North American geopolitical struggle between the British and French empires 
Fort Lawrence, Nova Scotia
Bloody Creek National Historic Site of Canada
Site of two French-English combats, 1711 and 1757 
Bridgetown, Nova Scotia
Canso Islands National Historic Site of Canada
Site of fishing centre, 16th- to 19th-century 
Canso, Nova Scotia
Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada
Home to Cabot Trail, a land blessed with spectacular cliffs. 
Charles Fort National Historic Site of Canada
Charles Fort (formerly known as Scots Fort) was built in 1629 by the son of Sir William Alexander. 
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
D'Anville's Encampment National Historic Site of Canada
Encampment of failed French expedition to recover Acadia, 1746 
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Fort Anne National Historic Site of Canada
1695-1708 fortifications 
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
Fort Edward National Historic Site of Canada
Played a role in the struggle for predominance in North America, 1750-1812; oldest blockhouse in Canada, 1750 
Windsor, Nova Scotia
Fort Lawrence National Historic Site of Canada
English fort, 1750-55 
Fort Lawrence, Nova Scotia
Fort McNab National Historic Site of Canada
Fort built in 1889 to defend Halifax Harbour 
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Fort Sainte Marie de Grace National Historic Site of Canada
First permanent French settlement in Acadia, 1632 
LaHave, Nova Scotia
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site of Canada
Reconstruction of 18th-century French fortress 
Louisbourg, Nova Scotia
Georges Island National Historic Site of Canada
Harbour fortification; contains Fort Charlotte 
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Grand-Pré National Historic Site of Canada
Commemorates Acadian settlement and expulsion 
Grand Pré, Nova Scotia
Grassy Island Fort National Historic Site of Canada
Centre of English fishery in 18th-century 
Canso, Nova Scotia
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada
Restored British masonry fort, 1828-56 
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Kejimkujik National Historic Site of Canada
Important Mi'kmaq cultural landscape 
Kejimkujik National Park of Canada , Nova Scotia
Kejimkujik National Park of Canada
Nova Scotia's inland of historic canoe routes and portages. 
Marconi National Historic Site of Canada
Site of first wireless station in Canada 
Table Head, Nova Scotia
Melanson Settlement National Historic Site of Canada
Pre-expulsion Acadian farm community, 1664-1755 
Lower Granville, Nova Scotia
Port-Royal National Historic Site of Canada
Reconstruction of 1605 French settlement 
Port Royal, Nova Scotia
Prince of Wales Tower National Historic Site of Canada
Late 18th-century stone defence tower, 1796-99 
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Royal Battery National Historic Site of Canada
Role in the 1745 and 1758 sieges of Louisbourg 
Louisbourg, Nova Scotia
Sable Island National Park Reserve of Canada
A wild and windswept island of sand sits far out in the North Atlantic, its iconic crescent shape emerging from the expanse of the sea. Isolated and remote, Sable Island is one of Canada’s furthest offshore islands. 
St. Peters National Historic Site of Canada
French trading post and fort, 1650-1758 
St. Peter's, Nova Scotia
St. Peters Canal National Historic Site of Canada
Operational canal; structures dating from 19th-century 
St. Peter's, Nova Scotia
The Bank Fishery - The Age of Sail Exhibit
A commemoration of the offshore fishery of Canada's East Coast. 
Historic site not operated by Parks Canada - Fees continue to apply in 2017.
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Wolfe's Landing National Historic Site of Canada
Successful landing led to capture of Louisbourg, 1758 
Kennington Cove, Nova Scotia
York Redoubt National Historic Site of Canada
Major seaward defences of Halifax Harbour from the American Revolutionary War until World War II 
Halifax, Nova Scotia