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Beautiful views

Beautiful historic site overlooking the water. Great place to walk around and take in the history... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lovetoeat1989
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Edmonton, Canada
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So much history here

This location was fought over by the French and the English for many years. Worth seeing to learn... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue R
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Salome, Arizona
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Historic site brings to life that part of Canada's past when conflict between Europe's empire-builders took place on the shore of the Annapolis River.
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Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
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All reviews fort anne main building officers quarters powder magazine changed hands national historic site star shaped grounds are beautiful information plaques overlooking the water graveyard tour no charge inside the building lots of history small museum walk around great history
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful historic site overlooking the water. Great place to walk around and take in the history posted on the signs along the path as well as the picturesque view

Thank lovetoeat1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location was fought over by the French and the English for many years. Worth seeing to learn the history.

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately closed, but we strolled the grounds and read the information plaques, took pictures and enjoyed the area. Definitely worth a return visit.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting historical site that's good for a wander around on a nice Autumn day. Good information boards too.

Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little walk through history, well signed, lots of info if you're interested in Canadian history. I took my dog for a walk through the grounds and it was lovely. It was October and a bit overcast so not too crowded, and by not too...More

Thank pyperjoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a sunny but chilly afternoon wandering around the grounds. The views over the water are first rate.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We spent an hour or so walking around the grounds, taking in the beautiful location. I can see why the 1st settlers decided to stop here! Worth a stop and at least an hour or 2.

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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Unfortunately we arrived here on a Sunday and the site office is closed on Sundays and Mondays but the site is open to tour around. There were some plaques making the it easy to know what was what. There are a couple seating areas looking...More

Thank judeba
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Well-designed and informative paths and buildings, overlooking the Bay of Fundy gives one an insightful understanding of its history.

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Lovely location by the Annapolis River. Self-guided tour in historic building has wonderfully displays with very informative historical aspects of the past, specifically the Acadians.

Thank Vic D
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CatMason
January 11, 2017|
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I fo not know if they are opened in the winter. We got the senior's rate as I am an old gal, so it was only $6.80 for my old fellow and I.
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Lance B
October 8, 2015|
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If you only want to walk on the site, with a leash, I think you can. But if you want a guide you better with no dog.
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