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Port la Joye-Fort Amherst National Historic Site

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Port la Joye-Fort Amherst National Historic Site : Michelin's recommendations

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The first permanent European settlement on the island was established here by the French in 1720. The British, who captured the area in 1758, erected Fort Amherst, a series of defences on the site of the original French garrison, and occupied the post until 1768. Today only the earthworks remain-rolling, grass-covered mounds from which sweeping view of Charlottetown harbour extend. In the visitor centre, displays and a video presentation (15min) offer an introduction to the site's history.

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  • Address : 191 Rocky-Point CDN - Charlottetown C1A 5V6C1A 5V6Charlottetown
  • Phone : (902) 566-7626
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