VisitExperience the history

This summer we invite you to time travel by virtually visiting historic places across Canada. Hundreds of sites are waiting to be discovered. Every place, a story: choose yours.

WinParticipate in contests

From August 1st – 31st, enter our VisitList Contest for a chance to win $250 for yourself, AND a prize pack worth $5000 for a historic place!

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

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

Fort Langley

Langley, British Columbia
Built in 1827, Fort Langley was a Hudson’s Bay Company fur trading post.
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The Herdsman House

Neubergthal, Manitoba
This basic wood-frame Herdsman’s House is set in rural surroundings in Neubergthal, an ear
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Bloody Creek

Bridgetown, Nova Scotia
Two circles of land mark the sites of two battles, which took place in 1711 and 1757, betw…
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Mackin House

Coquitlam, British Columbia
Mackin House is an Edwardian home built in 1909.
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Events To Enjoy

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Latest Blog Post

17 September, 2020  | Contests

As the summer comes to an end, so too does Canada Historic Places Day 2020! Now in its fourth year, Historic Places Day is getting more and more attention in communities and on social media as a way to celebrate our cultural heritage and promote Canada’s diverse historic destinations. #HistoricPlacesDay is an inclusive national awareness […]

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