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Unique Historic Site

Amazing historic site, really helps you understand the history of the regions settlement, the... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada
Well preserved blockhouse

The blockhouse dates from the War of 1812 when Canada faced invasion from the United States... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Hamilton, Canada
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23 Joes Point Rd, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 2J7, Canada
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

I visit St. Andrews frequently and have visited the Blockhouse numerous times. It is beautiful as the sun sets on a warm summer evening. It give a person a feeling of what the soldiers experienced. Although admittance is free, viewing the cannons, information plaques and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Amazing historic site, really helps you understand the history of the regions settlement, the challenges they experienced. Wonderfully preserved by faithful historians.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

The blockhouse dates from the War of 1812 when Canada faced invasion from the United States. Damaged by fire in 1993 it has now been restored. It contains interpretive displays both inside and outside in the park around it that describe the purpose of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

The Block House was right next to the restaurant where we ate in night we arrived so we went back the next day. It is a national park but it was closed. However, you could walk around the facility and read about the history. If...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We were curious to visit this site as I did not know what a Blockhouse was. The site provided a history of the Blockhouse and it's role in Canadian history. A static display with poster boards for information. A very nice display and site to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Across the country, there are many blockhouses, although this one may be one of the oldest. It was very nice to see it still intact and to be able to read about the history. It was also nice to know more about the history of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank William T
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Great view of Saint Andrew’s Harbour from the Blockhouse..It was a gorgeous day.. Historic site..Great signage..about The Blockhouse.. Lots of parking..access to the beach.. Restaurant on site..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Victoria477
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The building is locked. You can visit the outside free of charge and there is a car park Walk up the slope, get a picture for posterity and have a brief walk looking over the Bay where you can get some more pictures

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped by on our last day of our stay. It is a very scenic area , between the building , history and the walking on the ocean bottom at low tide, so worth a stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 2 September 2018

When stayed nearby for one night. After dinner, we took a walk and came to this place. It was a sunset time. Beautiful view

Date of experience: August 2018
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