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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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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Stone Jug

Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador
Historical Stone Jug rebuilt in 1860 currently Restaurant, Pub & Theater
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Fortifications of Québec

Québec, Québec
The Fortifications is a reminder of the richness of the city’s military past.
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Altbergthal School

Altona, Manitoba
Built in the 1904 and now rests on the same yard the Neubergthal school once stood.
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Rocky Mountain House

Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
Visit Rocky Mountain House to explore the lifestyle of fur traders and Indigenous Peoples.
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Events To Enjoy

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Keewatin’s 113th Birthday

S.S. Keewatin

4 July, 2020 | 11:00

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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