York Redoubt National Historic Site



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York Redoubt National Historic Site

Halifax, Nova Scotia Parks Guide

Canada Parks, Trails & Places

The 1793 York Redoubt National Historic Site is a fort designed to protect Halifax Harbour between 1790 to World War 2. The National Historic Site (designated in 1962) was the first line of defense as you approach Halifax Harbour. Each potential conflict (although there never was one) brought new equipment to the fort.

What are the Top Things To Do, Activities, and Adventures at the York Redoubt National Historic Site?

York Redoubt National Historic Site adventures, and activities most enjoyed sightseeing, walking, picnicking and learning about the history of Canada's Atlantic defenses against conflict and enemies.

Why York Redoubt National Historic Site?

Today, visitors discover the remains of a century and half of military technology. Come learn about a little history and also enjoy some fantastic views of the Halifax Harbour. Plus it is free admission.

What are the features, amenities, and exhibits available for travelers to explore while at the York Redoubt National Historic Site?

The more important features, amenities and exhibits located in and around York Redoubt National Historic Site includes the South Caponier, Magazine Storage, Gorge Walls, Cookhouse, Artillery Store, Martello Tower, York Shore Battery, Quick Fire Gun positions, Rifled Muzzle-Loading Guns, picnic area, information boards, and washrooms.

Come to Halifax, Nova Scotia and explore the York Redoubt National Historic Site

Address:

York Redoubt National Historic Site
York Redoubt Crescent
Halifax
Canada

How To Get ToYork Redoubt National Historic Site

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14 kilometres from Downtown Halifax on York Redoubt Crescent.
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