Every Place, A Story


VisitExperience the history

On July 6, 2019, we invite you to time travel by visiting historic places across Canada. More than 400 sites are waiting to be discovered − find one near you. Every place, a story: choose yours.

WinCheck our contests & giveaways

Participate and win prizes! We will have many contests and giveaways leading up to #HistoricPlacesDay – check our What’s New page to get involved!

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 2019, register today.

Places To Explore

Choose a historic site below to discover more details or view all our places.

Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
Stroll through the graceful ruins of the only completely Canadian owned and operated mine …
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Wallace and Area Museum

Pictou, Nova Scotia
Registered Heritage Property/Davison-Kennedy Property c 1839 Located on a beautiful three …
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Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial

L'Isle-aux-Grues, Québec
The Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site offers a glimpse into a trag…
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Fort York National Historic Site of Canada

Toronto, Ontario
Fort York is a 43-acre national historic site located in the heart of downtown Toronto. R…
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Events To Enjoy

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Historic Places Day

Harrington Grist Mill est.1846

6 July, 2019 | 11am to 3pm

Latest Blog Post

1 August, 2018  | Contests

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Canada Historic Places Day selfie contest this year! We loved seeing all of your photos. Our winners this year are Lucinda Starkey and Crocket House in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Congratulations! It’s easy to win $1000 for you, and $1000 for the site you are visiting. Follow these […]

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