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Feasting at the Fortress of Louisbourg

Feasting at the Fortress of Louisbourg

Written by: Dale Dunlop

Published on: Westjet's Up Magazine

Throughout 2013, Parks Canada celebrates the 300th anniversary of the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site with a series of events that includes concerts, festivals and, of course, food. Built by French colonists in 1713 on the wind-scraped shores of eastern Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, the Fortress of Louisbourg was the largest fortified settlement in Canada outside of Quebec City—until it fell to the British in 1758. The settlement lay in rubble for…
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