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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Battle of the Restigouche

Pointe-à-la-Croix, Québec
Military Site
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Guard House

Fredericton, New Brunswick
Built-in 1828 the Guard House gives insight into Fredericton’s military history.
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MacDonald House Museum

Canada
MacDonald House Museum consists of a restored 1850’s house, display barns, a country…
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Kawartha Settlers’ Village

Kawartha Lakes, Ontario
Take a step back in time at Kawartha Settlers’ Village.
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Events To Enjoy

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Famous and Infamous lecture series

Niagara Historical Society & Museum

25 November, 2019 | 2:00 PM

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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