FORTS and FORTIFICATIONS: St. Andrews Blockhouses

THE STORY From The Beacon, St. Andrews, NB, June 4, 1891 Well on to eighty years (now 200 years!) have passed since the blockhouses were erected in St. Andrews. Three of them were put up, one at Joe’s Point, one … Continue reading

EXPLORE: Carleton Martello Tower, Saint John, NB.

ACCESS: The museum and display building are easily accessed from the parking lot. The site is open to the public during posted hours. FEES: There are modest entry fees. Built during the War of 1812 when invasion by the Americans was a … Continue reading

FORT LAWRENCE REVEALED: Archaeologist digs up artifacts from 1700s

Charles Burke reveals discoveries at National Historic Site along New Brunswick, Nova Scotia border CBC News Posted: Jan 27, 2016 12:25 PM AT Last Updated: Jan 27, 2016 12:25 PM AT Parks Canada archaeologist Charles Burke excavating part of the … Continue reading

EXPLORE: Fort Anne National Historic Site

Fort Anne Attraction: Historic Fort Location: Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia GPS:  44.7416666667,-65.5152777778 Access: Fort Anne is maintained by Parks Canada and is limited by opening hours and/or entry charge. Where to Eat: Restaurants Where to Stay: Accommodations Where to Play: … Continue reading