St. Peters Canal National Historic Site
This traditional Mi'kmaq portage route between the Atlantic Ocean and Bras d'Or Lakes saw the rise and fall of a French trading post, settlement, and British hill-top fort. Today you can visit the canal and locks, which permanently linked the two waterways in a feat of 19th-century engineering.
St. Peters Canal National Historic Site is located in the village of St. Peter's, 80 km southwest of Sydney, Nova Scotia, on Route 4.
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