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  • Type of destination: National Historic Site
  • Location of destination: Canada - Nova Scotia
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This site features the ruins of 18th century fortifications and the remains of a colonial New England fishing station.
Interpretive trail on Grassy Island.
Visitor Centre on the Canso waterfront where you can view a video and see exhibits and where you can take a free boat service to the island.
More info on Historic Places or Nova Scotia's Electric Scrapbook  
This site features the ruins of 18th century fortifications and the remains of a colonial New England fishing station.
Interpretive trail on Grassy Island.
Visitor Centre on the Canso waterfront where you can view a video and see exhibits and where you can take a free boat service to the island.
More info on Historic Places or Nova Scotia's Electric Scrapbook  

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