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Address: Victoria Park, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1B 2T8, Canada
Phone Number: 902-569-2012

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Great historical stop on the harbour boardwalk

Great historical stop on the harbour boardwalk. Take the time and make sure to read all the historical signage. Great stories and a lot more history there than even the locals... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Great historical stop on the harbour boardwalk. Take the time and make sure to read all the historical signage. Great stories and a lot more history there than even the locals know. Very informative and worth a short visit if even just for the great views of the City/Harbour....ideal picture taking spot. Excellent sunrise/sunset vantage point for nice shots.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Prince Edward Battery is located within Victoria Park in southern Charlottetown. The actual area of the battery is fairly small, but it's still worth a stop. You can view the stone magazine where ammunition was kept, as well as a row of cannon facing the harbor. The most interesting thing about it is walking along the battery, imagining the strategic... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Prince Edward Battery seems to either be part of, or certainly adjacent to Victoria Park, Charlottetown, PEI. There are many "stations" around with placards describing how the battery was built, how it was manned, who ran it and when, and how the coastal defenses worked. Very interesting and certainly worth a visit, if only to see the old cannons. Clean... More 

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Titusville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stopped here for the view primarily and then began to read each of the well designed information boards on the platform. You can learn a lot about Canadian History in a very short period of time. The view is wonderful of Victoria Park as well as the bay and two lighthouses. A Kiwanis building is also located at this... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Lots of fun to walk to and the views were divine. Highly recommend to people who love history and families.

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Oshawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

canyon and plaques. interesting and some great pictures. Gorgeous walk along the boardwalk to get here. I was blessed with beautiful weather

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

This park provides some good insight to Canadian history and the bay provides a relaxing and calming feeling to travelers. The cannons provide some good photo opportunities. You can stay for just a few minutes to take some pictures or a few hours to relax.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

We witnessed the 21 gun salute on Canada Day. All shot from number 1 gun!! 21 times on the command of "number one gun fire!" This was followed by the fireworks. A big bang day all in all. In the best weather as well.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Located on the tip of Victoria Park, in downtown Charlottetown. Not a whole lot there, other than the old cannons and small barracks, but still neat to check out while exploring the area. The views of the harbour are magnificent from this vantage point, especially in the evenings for the sunset. We were here on Canada Day, and must say... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

Great harbourside park and boardwalk area. Take the time and read all the historical signage. Great stories and a lot more history there than even the locals know.

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