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Fort St. Louis

National Historic Site

Located In Municipality of the District Barrington
Where To Find Us
Smithville Rd
Port La Tour, NS
Areas Served Shelburne County
Description & Services
In the 1630s, this was the strongest military establishment anywhere in what is now the Maritime Provinces or Maine. 
In 1630-31, this was the strongest French military establishment anywhere in what is now Canada. 
This monument and plaque were officially unveiled in September 1937.
Special Information
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