South Shore and Annapolis Valley Sights

Fort Edward National Historic Site

  • Fort Edward St. Map It
  • Windsor
  • Historic District/Site

Published 05/06/2016

Fodor's Review

Despite a devastating fire in 1897, some evidence of Windsor's earliest days remains at Fort Edward, which, dating from 1750, is the oldest blockhouse in Canada.

Sight Information


Fort Edward St., Windsor, Nova Scotia, B0N 2T0, Canada

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902-532–2321; 902-798–4706


Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Grounds open year-round, blockhouse late June–early Sept., Tues.–Sat. 9–5

Published 05/06/2016


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