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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Cable Building - Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador

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The Western Union Cable Building was built in 1913 as a cable relay station for telegraph cables between England and USA. During World War II it housed a direct line between Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 3/13/2014

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Landing of John Guy - Cupids, Newfoundland and Labrador

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In Cupids, Canada's oldest English settlement, you will find a monument to John Guy, the gentleman who was governor of Canada's first officially sanctioned English colony.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 3/12/2014

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Captain Robert Abram Bartlett (1875-1946) - Brigus, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Captain Robert Abram Bartlett is a famous Arctic explorer who was born in Brigus. The CNHS plaque is set on a sailing ship-patterned backdrop that overlooks Brigus Harbour (Conception Bay).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 3/12/2014

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHE - Alaska Highway National Historic Event - Dawson Creek, BC

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The Mile "0" Post in Dawson Creek, BC is where the Alaska Highway officially begins.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: 5/1/2014

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS Inglis Grain Elevators - Inglis MB

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This Canadian National Historic plaque is dedicated to the Inglis Grain Elevators. It's on Railway Street at Anzac Avenue in Inglis, Manitoba.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 1/18/2014

last visited: 7/20/2013

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS Union Bank Building - Winnipeg MB

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This Canadian National Historic plaque is dedicated to the Union Bank Building. This 'Site' plaque is on a metal stand right beside the Former Union Bank Building and Annex on Main Street at Wiiliam Avenue in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: 6/23/2013

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Colony of Avalon - Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador

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A Canadian National Historic Site that commemorates this spot as the location of the first seat of government in Newfoundland between 1637 and 1650.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 1/1/2014

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Sir David Kirke c. 1597-1654 - Ferryland, Newfoundland & Labrador

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A Canadian National Historic Site which recognizes the first governor of Newfoundland, Sir David Kirke. Kirke was instrumental in forming one of the colony's first permanent settlements.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 1/1/2014

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Fort Amherst - St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador

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Fort Amherst was designated a CNHS because the 1777 fortification guarded St. John’s harbour and was named after colonel William Amherst, who had recaptured St. John’s from the French in 1762.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 12/28/2013

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCreation of the Province of Saskatchewan National Historic Event of Canada, Regina, Saskatchewan

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Following a concerted campaign for the founding of a province in the Canadian West alongside Manitoba, in 1905 the federal government carved out of the Northwest Territories not one but two provinces, those of Saskatchewan and Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member colincan

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 12/27/2013

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - John Stanley Plaskett 1865-1941 - Saanich, British Columbia, Canada

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Located at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory at 5071 West Saanich Road in Saanich, British Columbia, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/7/2013

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Buxton Settlement

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Also known as the Elgin Settlement, the CNHS plaque is located at the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/27/2013

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Sir Charles Edmund Kingsmill - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Sir Charles Edmund Kingsmill was the Director of Canada's first standing navy from its founding in 1910 until 1920. Sir Charles Edmund Kingsmill fut directeur de la première marine permanente du pays, de sa fondation en 1910 jusqu’en 1920.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Sir Edward Belcher - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Edward Belcher was born in Halifax and entered the Royal Navy in 1812. He led the Franklin expedition and, in 1870, attained the rank of admiral. Né à Halifax, Edward Belcher entra dans la Marine royale en 1812. Il devint amiral in 1870.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Halifax Dockyard - Arsenal de Halifax - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The royal dockyard, created in 1758, was formally transferred to Canada in 1910. Le premier arsenal royal, crée en 1758, fut officiellement remis au gouvernement canadien, en 1910.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - George Edward Watts - 1786-1860 - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Born in Halifax, Watts entered the Royal Navy in 1797 and was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral in 1856. Né à Halifax, Watts fut admis dans la Marine royale en 1797 et promu vice-amiral en 1856.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Sir George Augustus Westphal - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Sir George Augustus Westphal entered the Royal Navy in 1798 and was seriously wounded at Trafalgar aboard HMS VICTORY. Sir George Augustus Westphal entra dans la marine royale en 1798 et fut grièvement blessé à Trafalgar à bord du HMS VICTORY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Founding of the Canadian Naval Service - Création-du-service-navale-du-Canada - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The Royal Canadian Navy was an important expression of autonomy at a critical time in Canada's development from colony to nation. La Marine royale du Canada permit au Canada d'affirmer son autonomie à un moment crucial de son histoire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Provo Wallis - Halifax, Nova-Scotia

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Provo Wallis joined the Royal Navy in 1804. He distinguished himself during the War of 1812 and became a full admiral in 1863. Provo Wallis entra dans la marine royale en 1804. Il se distingua durant la guerre de 1812 et fut promu amiral en 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/14/2013

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Philip Westphal - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Philip Westphal joined the Royal Navy in 1794 and rose to the rank of Admiral in 1794. He died in Ryde, England. Philip Westphal entra dans la marine royale en 1794 et atteignit le rang d’amiral en 1866. Il mourut à Ryde en Angleterre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/13/2013

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Sir John Wentworth - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Sir John Wentworth, born in New Hampshire, was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia in 1792. Sir John Wentworth, né au New Hampshire, fut nommé lieutenant-gouverneur de la Nouvelle-Écosse, en 1792.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/12/2013

last visited: 9/5/2014

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Government House - Hôtel-du-Gouverneur - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Constructed between 1799 and 1805, Goverment House is one of the oldest official residences in Canada. Constuite entre 1799 et 1805, l'Hôtel-du-Gouverneur est l'une des plus vieilles résidences officielles du pays.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/12/2013

last visited: 9/5/2014

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Old Burying Ground - Ancien-Cimetière - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The Old Burying Ground bears silent witness to the complex cultural traditions of early British North America. L'Ancien-Cimetière est un témoin silencieux des traditions culturelles complexes du début de l'Amérique du Nord britannique.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/12/2013

last visited: 9/5/2014

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Halifax Court House - Palais-de-Justice-d'Halifax - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Since its completion in 1863, the Halifax Court house has housed both county and provincial courts. Depuis la fin de sa construction en 1863, le Palais de justice d'Halifax loge les cours du comté et de la province.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: 2/8/2014

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - William Alexander Henry - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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An ardent advocate of Confederation, William Alexander Henry attended the Charlottetown, Quebec and London Conferences. Père de la Confédération, William Alexander Henry assista aux Conférences de Charlottetown, de Québec et de Londres.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: 2/8/2014

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