Fort Anne National Historic Park

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Fort Anne National Historic Park:

see Annapolis RoyalAnnapolis Royal,
town (1991 pop. 633), W N.S., Canada, on the Annapolis River. Founded as Port Royal by the sieur de Monts in 1605, the settlement was destroyed (1613) by English colonists under Samuel Argall but was rebuilt by the French.
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, N.S., Canada.
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All those firsts and mosts and oldests: France's first successful settlement in North America; first Nova Scotia capital; most fought-over area in Canadian history (13 battles); just upriver from the site of the first European play in North America (1606); first black woman police officer in Canada; oldest house in Nova Scotia (1708); first administered national historic site (Fort Anne, 1917); and, I assume, the most appearances of "historic" (28) in any Wikipedia page about a Canadian town with just one traffic light.
IT'S AUGUST 2013, and I'm fielding in a cricket re-creation match on a makeshift pitch behind the museum building of Fort Anne (founded 1629).
The Fort Anne National Historic Site in the beautiful seaside town of Annapolis Royal.
DEFENCE: Fort Anne National Historic Site in Annapolis Royal ALL AT SEA: Lunenburg harbour and (inset) whale-watching and the graves of Titanic victims
Left, the Fort Anne National Historic Site in Annapolis Royal and, right, Lunenburg harbour at sunset.
Fort Anne stands as the main tourist attraction and bears witness to the struggle between the British and the French over the centuries.
Fort Ticonderoga fell to Burgoyne on 4 July, the second anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, while Fort Anne and Fort Edward, Skenesboro and Hubbardton were taken a few days later.
Stirred by Jim's eloquent presentation, we crossed the street to Fort Anne and climbed the ramparts just as the sun was setting over the Basin.