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.

Sir Fredrick W G Haultain Law Office

Fort MacLeod, Alberta
Sir F.W.G. Haultain was the first practicing lawyer in Fort Macleod.  This authentic, ori…
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Prince of Wales Fort

Stone remains of the star-shaped, 18th century Prince of Wales Fort stand on Hudson Bay’…
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Sandon, BC since 1897

Sandon, British Columbia
Historic Ghost City part of the Silvery Slocan dating back to the late 1890s
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Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site

Dresden, Ontario
Discover our Heritage Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site is built on the site of the …
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Events To Enjoy

Choose an event below to discover more details or view all our events.

Historic Places Day

Harrington Grist Mill est.1846

6 July, 2019 | 11am to 3pm

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Transcona Museum

6 July, 2019 | 1:30-2:15

Field to Flour

Backhouse Historic Site - Backus Heritage Conservation Area

27 July, 2019 | 11am - 4:30pm

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