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Canadian National Historic SitesFort Nashwaak - Fredericton, NB

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This CNHS plaque and monument stands about 700 metres north of the site of Fort Nashwaak, which stood for a short time at the confluence of the Nashwaak and St. John Rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 2/10/2016

last visited: 2/10/2016

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Canadian National Historic SitesFredericton City Hall - Fredericton, NB

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Standing behind Phoenix Square, City Hall is an imposing three storey brick and stone building which has served continuously as Fredericton's city hall for 140 years as of 2016.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: 2/10/2016

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHE - Loyalists at Shelburne - Shelburne, NS

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On the far north end of Dock Street, this CNHE plaque relates the tale of the United Empire Loyalists and their influence on the town of Shelburne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/23/2016

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHE - Black Loyalist Experience - Birchtown, NS

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In the tiny community of Birchtown, less than 9 kilometres west of Shelburne, is the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre. Near the centre is this CNHE plaque commemorating the Black Loyalist Landing in Birchtown in 1783.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/23/2016

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesTruro Post Office - Truro, NS

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Built beginning in 1883, the former Truro Post Office is the design of Thomas Fuller, a very prolific architect in the latter half of the nineteenth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/22/2016

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesThinkers' Lodge - Pugwash, NS

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In 1957 Thinkers' Lodge became one of the most important places in the world when it hosted the first of the Pugwash Conferences of Science and World Affairs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/20/2016

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesLast Spanish Exploration — Vancouver, BC

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The Spanish explored North America's West Coast north from Mexico to today's British Columbia. In BC they established Fort San Miguel (1789-1795) at Nootka Sound. This plaque discusses their encounter with British Captain George Vancouver.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesChinese Construction Workers on the Pacific Railway — Yale, BC

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Building the Canadian Pacific Railway from Montreal to Vancouver required a massive amount of labour. For British Columbia it required the immigration of Chinese workers - approximately 15,000. They were assigned the most dangerous work.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/29/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHE - Construction of the Lethbridge Viaduct - Lethbridge, AB

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This Canadian Pacific Railroad Trestle is pretty much the king of railroad bridges.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 12/22/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesThe Yellow Head Pass - Highway 16, Jasper, Alberta

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a bronze plaque commemorating a historic site located 9 km west of Jasper on Highway 16, Jasper National Park of Canada, Alberta, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 11/14/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHE - Shipbuilding in New Brunswick - St. Martins, NB

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In their haste to arrive at the two covered bridges in St. Martins, many tourists will cruise right by, missing this CNHE plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 11/4/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - St. Andrews Blockhouse - St. Andrews, NB

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Built at the beginning of the War of 1812 by townspeople fearful of attack by the US, this blockhouse is the only one remaining of two constructed for defence of the town of St. Andrews and the last remaining blockhouse in New Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 10/20/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - Samuel Archibald - Truro, NS

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Marker denoting the history of Samuel Archibald, an esteemed member of the Nova Scotia Assembly during the period 1806-1841.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 10/7/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - St. Paul's United Church - Fredericton, NB

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Parks Canada has decreed this church a "fine representative example of the High Victorian Gothic Revival Style". We wholeheartedly agree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: 2/10/2016

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - St. Mary's Basilica - Halifax, NS

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Large and impressive, St. Mary's Basilica Cathedral was reborn in 1860, doubtless with the intent being to impress and intimidate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 10/4/2015

last visited: 10/28/2015

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - Simon Newcomb - Wallace Bridge, NS

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Born in the little community of Wallace Bridge, Nova Scotia, Simon Newcomb emigrated to the US in 1853 and went on to become an authority on mathematical astronomy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - St John's Anglican Church - Lunenburg, NS

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Marker describing the history of nearby St John's Anglican Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/26/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - Franklin Knight Lane - De Sable, PEI

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Along the Trans Canada Highway at DeSable are signs pointing to the south which read: Hon. F.K. Lane National Historic Site. Just south of the Trans Canada, the site is east off Highway 19, at the end of Monument Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 9/23/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHE - Deportation of the Inhabitants of Ile Saint-Jean - Fort Amherst, PEI

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At the edge of the parking lot, near the interpretive centre for Fort Amherst, are a pair of CNHS plaques, one for the fort itself and this one, relating the story of the deportation of the Acadians from Ile Saint-Jean.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 9/23/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHE - Ice Boat Service - Cape Traverse, PEI

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Those crafty Islanders, faced with a combination of water, ice and drifting ice on the Northumberland Strait, quickly worked out a means of reliable communication between the Island and the mainland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 9/23/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHE - First Submarine Telegraph Cable - Cape Traverse, PEI

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In a shady spot under a spruce tree, mounted on a low concrete plinth is this plaque, relating the story of the laying of the first substantial submarine cable in America, from nearby Carlton Head, PEI to Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 9/23/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Bluenose - Lunenburg, NS

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Original home of the Bluenose, Canada's most iconic schooner, and the summer berth of the replica Bluenose II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - Angus J. Walters - Lunenburg, NS

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Marker recounting the history of Angus Walters, captain of the Bluenose.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - Jonathan McCully - Amherst, NS

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Jonathan McCully's CNHS memorial plaque is one of four affixed to the face of the Amherst town hall building, originally built as the Amherst Dominion Public Building in 1934-36. It is mounted near the Sir Charles Tupper plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/13/2015

last visited: 9/17/2015

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - Sir Charles Tupper - Amherst, NS

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Sir Charles Tupper's CNHS memorial plaque is one of four affixed to the face of the Amherst town hall building, originally built as the Amherst Dominion Public Building in 1934-36. It is mounted near the Jonathan McCully plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/13/2015

last visited: 9/17/2015

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