Fort Edward National Historic Site
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.
902-798-2639 (June 24 to August 31)
902-798-2321 (September 1 to June 23)
West Hants Historical Society: 902-798-4706
Hours of operation
June 30 to September 2, 2023
Open Wednesday to Sunday (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)
9 am to 5 pm
The grounds are open year-round.
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