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Skmaqn–Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst National Historic Site
Parks Canada invites you to discover the history of Skmaqn—Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site.
Skmaqn—Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site boasts a trail system spanning 6 kilometres.
Pack a picnic basket and savour lunch atop the footings of the old British fort, as you take in panoramic views of Charlottetown Harbour.
Offering a fascinating glimpse into the early European history of Prince Edward Island, Skmaqn—Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst is a spectacular place to spend the day. Enjoy the walking trails, open spaces, picnic areas and stunning views.
Special events include Acadian National Feast Day in mid-August and the Acadian Remembrance Day in mid-December, which commemorates the 1758 Acadian Deportation from the Île Saint-Jean.
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