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The Governor’s Ghost

The Governor’s Ghost

Written by: George Burden and Stella van der Lugt

Published on: The Govenor's Ghost

The fog-shrouded town of Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island, seems a remote and forgotten place. Lonely, neglected. A visitor would be forgiven for failing to realize that, long ago, it was the third largest port on the Atlantic coast of North America, larger even than New York. This was 1744.       A perpetual French threat to British North America from its inception in 1713, the fortress was finally leveled by an army of New…
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