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The blockhouse

This fort was built during the 1812 war. This blockouse was built to protect Edmunston. It was fun... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2017
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
A hidden historic gem!!

We crossed the border from Madawaska, Maine, USA just to see what was in Edmunston and turned a... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2016
Panama City, Florida
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Nov 16, 2017
“The blockhouse”
Jul 9, 2016
“A hidden historic gem!!”
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14 St-Jean Ave, Edmundston, New Brunswick E3V 1C8, Canada
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

This fort was built during the 1812 war. This blockouse was built to protect Edmunston. It was fun to walk all the stairs and admire the blockhouse. We had some great views from up there. There were some panels explaining about this war. We certainly...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed July 9, 2016

We crossed the border from Madawaska, Maine, USA just to see what was in Edmunston and turned a corner while we were riding around and there it was. Very inexpensive entry fee, $4 USD per person, and the guide was just fantastic. She was knowledgable...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Small but fun. Small admission. Great view. My six year old loved this. Similar experience to climbing a lighthouse. Offers guide if you want.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 818coreym
Reviewed September 29, 2014

Un bon acceuil durant l'ete par un interprete bien informe. A very scenic little fort, with a good historic display. In the summer, a knowledgeable student shows you around.

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank ATidalBore
Reviewed September 5, 2013

Yes this was rebuilt with the original plans and ways of building ... If you go by Edmundston ...It's a little gem ...Loved it !!!

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank Lynne M
Reviewed August 5, 2013

I like the history of this area, you will be surprised on what took place back in the early years of this small community, very interesting.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank NicoleGerard
Reviewed August 4, 2013

i thought that when they rebuilt this fort it was done with the original plans and this is true. what a lovely job.

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank John K
Reviewed July 2, 2012

Demonstrates the amazing world that exist outside the big cities.

Date of experience: June 2012
1  Thank Doctor J
Reviewed July 14, 2011

This is a reconstruction of the tower built to prevent an attack by the US. The tour guides were quite enthusiastic, and had lots of info about the fort's history. There are a few artifacts that were found onsite too. Great view of the city,...More

2  Thank Canadian_Explorer5
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