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Fort Edward: general information

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Fort Edward

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  • Type of destination: National Historic Site
  • Location of destination: Canada - Nova Scotia
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Built in June 1750 by Major Charles Lawrence, Fort Edward protected the route from the new capital, Halifax, to the Annapolis Valley.
It was garrisoned by the British army until the 1820s.
The blockhouse at Fort Edward is the oldest blockhouse in Canada, and one of the oldest buildings in Nova Scotia.
Guide service on site.
More info on Nova Scotia's Electric Scrapbook or Historic Places  
Built in June 1750 by Major Charles Lawrence, Fort Edward protected the route from the new capital, Halifax, to the Annapolis Valley.
It was garrisoned by the British army until the 1820s.
The blockhouse at Fort Edward is the oldest blockhouse in Canada, and one of the oldest buildings in Nova Scotia.
Guide service on site.
More info on Nova Scotia's Electric Scrapbook or Historic Places  

Fort Edward: nearby sleeping facilities

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5 preferred sleeping facilities (B&B's, inns, motels, etc.):

Barb's B&B
Cliffside Suites & Cottage
Parkland Village Inn
Fundy Highlands Inn and Chalets
An Artist's Garden Gallery & Bed & Breakfast

Fort Edward: nearby destinations

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