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Fort Edward National Historic Site

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Stop was short and sweet!

This would be the perfect stop, if travelling with little ones, and you need a quick stop for them... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Ottawa, Canada
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small but perfectly formed

Nicely presrved original fort woith hostoric displays well worth reading. Flora MacDonald once... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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67 Fort Edward Street | B0n 2t0, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This would be the perfect stop, if travelling with little ones, and you need a quick stop for them to get out and run free for a bit! Lots of open space for them to let off some steam! Amazing opportunity to see up close,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

It’s only open for a limited period of time but if you get the chance, it’s worth visiting when it’s open with a guide to give you more information about the history. The guide there was very friendly and keen to share all of her...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Nicely presrved original fort woith hostoric displays well worth reading. Flora MacDonald once stayed there

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This is an old wooden block house that was used to defend the local area. It’s a very small installation but it does have some significance. It is currently the oldest one Canada. Worth in to take a look but you’re not gonna spend much...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank johncS9706VI
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Easy to find it was closed for the season but National Historic Sites grounds are always open for visitors year round. Historic Plaque to Flora MacDonald, was interesting and the fact that is is the oldest surviving Military Blockhouse in North America

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Maritimemac
Reviewed 18 September 2017

It took us several tries up and down streets and a call out to a local to find this place...it was free and also had a great view of the tidal flats at low tide

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Marion J
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We were driving past this area from the Annapolis valley so we stopped in. It's maybe 3 minutes off the highway, so it was worth a quick stop, especially if you've been to the other national parks of the other forts in the valley. Not...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 188ke
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I was a little disappointed as there was nowhere to go into and was only able to have a picnic on the carefully mowed grass near a small wooden building. All that is left of the fortifications.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Robin H
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We stopped by since we had stopped at the local tourist info spot. The site consists of an old blockhouse (locked) and some cannon. Nothing spectacular. Some information on signs but I probably would not have gone out of my way, had I known what...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank calgaryguy
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The site is mainly the blockhouse which is the oldest one in North America. Most of the other buildings were destroyed in a fire in 1922 The earthen fort was built in 1750. It provided an important British stronghold during decades of tension between the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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