VisitExperience the history

On July 4, 2020, we invite you to time travel by visiting historic places across Canada. More than 550 sites are waiting to be discovered − find one near you. Every place, a story: choose yours.

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ShowRegister a historic place

Participating sites receive national exposure and access to resources for organizing events and attracting new audiences. If you own or operate a historic site and are interested in participating in 2020, register today.

Places To Explore

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Fulford Place

Brockville, Ontario
Discover the story of Senator George T. Fulford, explore the grand Fulford mansion and mar
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Sunbury Shores Art & Nature Centre

St. Andrews, New Brunswick
A non-profit organization founded by Mrs. Ernest Frederick Edlitz in 1964.
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Colony of Avalon

Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador
Site of Sir George Calvert’s 17th century Colony of Avalon
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Barkerville Historic Town & Park

Barkerville, British Columbia
Our extraordinary historic town stands as a living testament to BC’s golden beginnings.
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Events To Enjoy

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Keewatin’s 113th Birthday

S.S. Keewatin

4 July, 2020 | 11:00

Community Awareness Week Tour Season Opening Weekend

Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawk

16 May, 2020 | 10:00-16:00

Historic Places Day

Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawk

4 July, 2020 | 10:00-12:00

Latest Blog Post

8 July, 2019  | Articles

Canada Historic Places Day saw thousands of Canadians exploring heritage at more than 550 participating sites coast to coast to coast. The nation-wide day of celebration spread awareness for local sites and gave guests the opportunity to engage with history and share their personal stories. Sites got creative with special programming, including hikes, expert guests […]

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