This tower was one of four built. There are 3 left. We drove by on our caleche tour. The upstairs had a gun platform and the main floor could hold an army unit inside. This tower was built by the British and for defence.
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We saw the Martello Tower on the Plains of Abraham when we walked to see the Joan of Arc statue. This is where the Canadian Army stored their ammunition.
There were originally 4 Martello Towers. Tower 1 is on the plains of abraham. Just north of this tower 1 block from the park is the 2nd tower. it is at the northwest corner of Tache and Wilfrid-Laurier Streets. The 3rd is no more and...More
I like it the view of the Plaine d Abraham the St lawrence River and the Structure of the Martello Towers .. a must see in Quebec
After a rather disappointing visit to the Battlefields Museum which was all rather confusing the visit to the Martello Tower on the same ticket was a revelation. The concept of the towers and how it is now presented using ipads was very impressive. Some of...More
OK, so why is a stone tower that used to house a cannon cool? Because, they strap an iPad on you and when you hold it up to numbered markers throughout the tower, you see things that aren't really there! You hear from soldiers' stories,...More
Beautiful in the location of the Plaines of Abraham. This landmark will take you back in time and show you how the military strategies were used.
We visited with an 8th grade French class. The interpreters were excellent and kept the kids engaged while teaching them. One asked my son if he was a re-enacter because his movements when loading the musket were so precise...he loved that! Check it out...it's always...More