Beaubassin and Fort Lawrence National Historic Sites
A thriving Acadian settlement here became a pivotal site in the struggle between Great Britain and France for control of the Isthmus of Chignecto region.
Plan your visit
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History and culture
Archeology, Mi'kmaq and Acadian people, village of Beaubassin, Fort Lawrence.
Stewardship and management
Management plan for the Chignecto Isthmus national historic sites.
How to reach us
Hours of operation
Open in spring, summer and fall (self guided)
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