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57-63 St. Louis Street National Historic Site of Canada
57-63 St. Louis Street is a grouping of three two and two-and-a-half- storey early eighteenth and nineteenth century stone houses within the walls of Quebec City’s Upper Town at the foot of Cavelier du Moulin Park, forming part of the panoramic townscape of Old Quebec Fortifications of Québec...
Battle Hill National Historic Site is located on a rolling landscape in the valley of Battle Hill near Highway 2 (also known as Longwoods Road) west of Wardsville, Ontario. The site is associated with the Battle of Longwoods, which occurred on March 4, 1814 on an open landscape near what is now...
The Battle of Cook's Mills National Historic Site is a rolling semi-rural landscape east of the Welland Canal bordering the north bank of Lyon’s Creek in the City of Welland, Ontario. It was the site of an engagement between British and Canadian troops and American forces during the War of 1812....
Beausoleil Island National Historic Site
Welcome to the world’s largest freshwater archipelago—home to a boat-access nature preserve situated where the windswept white pines and granite shores of the Canadian Shield turn to dense deciduous woodland. Here, adventure is easy. Cycle wooded trails, overnight at secluded campsites or...
Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse National Historic Site
Carrying Place of the Bay of Quinte National Historic Site is located on the isthmus at the west end of the Bay of Quinte on Lake Ontario. The site, at the intersection of the Trenton and Carrying Place roads, marks the location where Sir John Johnson and the Chiefs of the Mississauga...
Cypress Hills Massacre National Historic Site
1873 attack on Assiniboines by wolf hunters, North West Mounted Police restored order Fort Walsh, Saskatchewan
Dawson Historical Complex National Historic Site
Important collection of buildings from the Klondike Gold Rush Dawson, Yukon Territory Klondike National Historic Sites
Dredge No. 4 National Historic Site
Not long after gold was discovered in large quantities in the Klondike, dredges were brought into the Yukon, the first dredge being built in the fall of 1899. One of the two dozen dredges that worked this area, Dredge No. 4 rests on Claim No. 17 Below Discovery on Bonanza Creek near the spot where...
Former Territorial Court House National Historic Site
The Former Territorial Courthouse, is located in Dawson Historical Complex National Historic Site. Built between 1900 and 1901, the Courthouse is closely associated with the establishment of a federal presence in the Northwest and the exercise of Canadian sovereignty. It is one of two remaining...
Fort Henry National Historic Site
British fort completed 1836 to defend Rideau Canal. Kingston, Ontario Kingston Fortifications National Historic Site
Fort Lawrence National Historic Site
English fort, 1750-55 Fort Lawrence, Nova Scotia Beaubassin and Fort Lawrence National Historic Sites
The land upon which the original fort was built has now eroded away; a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada cairn, which marks the site, is situated near the original location of the fort.
Fort Ste. Thérèse National Historic Site
Site of French fort for defence against Iroquois, 1665 Chambly, Quebec Chambly Canal National Historic Site
Forts Rouge, Garry and Gibraltar National Historic Site of Canada is located on three different positions at the forks of the Red and Assiniboine rivers in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba. The only original surviving above-ground element is the north gate of Fort Garry II located in Upper Fort...
Just inside the Alberta border, the site of this tragic event is laden with memories of lives lived and lost: archaeological remains, a cemetery, and depressions in the earth representing the church, the mill, the milk house, stables… remnants of old wagon trails still exist. Frog Lake became...
Glengarry Cairn National Historic Site
Conical stone monument, with stairway, to the Glengarry and Argyle Regiment, erected in 1840 Cairn Island, Ontario
Grassy Island Fort National Historic Site of Canada
Centre of English fishery in 18th-century Canso, Nova Scotia Canso Islands National Historic Site
L.M. Montgomery’s Cavendish National Historic Site is a cultural landscape that embraces the landscape near Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, that author L. M. Montgomery knew so well and made famous in her “Anne of Green Gables” books. The designated area includes the Green Gables house,...
La Coupe Dry Dock National Historic Site
Site may represent 18th-century Acadian construction Aulac, New Brunswick La Coupe Dry Dock National Historic Site
Linear Mounds was designated as a national historic site of Canada in 1973 because the site contains some of the most spectacular and best-preserved examples of mortuary mounds belonging to the Devil's Lake-Sourisford Burial Complex. Located near the Souris River in southern Manitoba, the...
November 6, 1837: the house of Louis-Joseph Papineau, leader of the Patriotes, is attacked by the Doric Club, an Anglophone paramilitary organization. Fortunately, the attackers failed to get inside. This Old Montréal building bears witness to one of the most tormented times in Quebec and Canadian...
Maillou House National Historic Site
Fine example of 18th-century Quebec town architecture, 1736 Québec, Quebec Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site
Maligne Lake Chalet and Guest House National Historic Site
The chalet and guest house represent the prominent role played by outfitters, guides and the competing interests of railways in the development of the national parks. Jasper National Park of Canada, Alberta
Montmorency Park National Historic Site
Site of bishop's palace; Parliament of Canada 1851-55 Québec, Quebec Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site
Québec Garrison Club National Historic Site
Only private military club in Canada perpetuating the British colonial tradition of assembling military officers in a social environment, 1879 Québec, Quebec Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site
Royal Battery National Historic Site
Royal Battery National Historic Site, located within the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site in Nova Scotia, is an archaeological site that dominates the north shore of Louisbourg Harbour. Appearing as a low grassy ridge, the outline of the battery’s ditch and glacis are still evident, as...
S.S. Keno National Historic Site
Wooden steamboat built 1922, 140 feet x 30 feet, three decks, dry docked in Dawson home of the Klondike. Dawson, Yukon Territory Klondike National Historic Sites
Old Montréal is full of unexpected treasures. Give in to your curiosity and open the door of the home of Sir George-Étienne Cartier on Notre-Dame street. Get acquainted with one of the main architects of Confederation, both a lawyer and businessman of great influence. As well, discover the new...
Originally established by the French in 1720, Skmaqn–Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst commemorates the first permanent European settlement on Île Saint-Jean (today Prince Edward Island). After falling to British forces in 1758 it became the site of a major deportation of French and...
Stanley Park National Historic Site of Canada is a magnificent green oasis in the midst of the heavily built urban landscape of Vancouver.
A cosmic ray station was built on Sulphur Mountain as part of the International Geophysical Year in 1957-1958 and Canadian scientists made important contributions to the research. Geophysicists studied cosmic rays and space particles entering the atmosphere from the station perched above the...
Wolfe's Landing National Historic Site
Successful landing led to capture of Louisbourg, 1758 Kennington Cove, Nova Scotia Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
Site actively quarried from 5,000 to 600 years ago for Ramah chert, a visually distinctive and important stone type used by several ancient cultures of the northeast in the manufacture of tools and other objects. Torngat Mountain National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador