Fort Edward National Historic Site of Canada

Played a role in the struggle for predominance in North America, 1750-1812; oldest blockhouse in Canada, 1750

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Discover North America’s oldest military blockhouse and a key chapter of Canada’s colonial history high above Nova Scotia’s historic Minas Basin in Windsor. Built in 1750, Fort Edward provided an important British stronghold during decades of discord with Acadian settlers and the Mi’kmaq people.