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Louisbourg

a fortress in Canada, in Nova Scotia on SE Cape Breton Island: founded in 1713 by the French and strongly fortified (1720--40); captured by the British (1758) and demolished; reconstructed as a historic site
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Fortress Louisbourg Association is pleased to contribute to the visitors experience at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site through this new virtual reality offering.
The comparative faunal enamel baseline established for the Fortress of Louisbourg has an average [.sup.87]Sr/[.sup.86]Sr value of 0.710666 [+ or -] 0.001483 (N = 35) and a range of 0.005992 (Ellerbrok 2014:82), and the comparative human enamel values from the Sainte Marie mass burial have an average [.sup.87]Sr/[.sup.86]Sr value of 0.710784 [+ or -] 0.001282 (N = 33) with a range of 0.005157 (Ellerbrok 2014:84).
A significant portion of this paper is written in an attempt to express some of the feelings and perceptions of the Louisbourg townspeople about the Fortress of Louisbourg. Many of the feelings of the interviewees are just that--feelings.
Born in Kent (January 29, 1717); secured a commission in the Life Guards (1731); as aide-de-camp to General Ligonier, he saw action at Dettingen (June 27, 1743), Fontenoy (May 11, 1745), and Roucoux (October 11, 1746); served on the Duke of Cumberland's staff at Lauffeld (July 2, 1747); again on the Duke's staff as a lieutenant colonel, he fought at Hastenbeck (July 25, 1757); selected by William Pitt the Elder to lead an expedition to Canada (1758); captured the French fortress of Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island after a brief siege (June 2-July 27, 1758), in which he was assisted by Gen.
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site is the largest historical reconstruction project in North America.
Johnston, himself a staff historian at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Park, opened a window when the book first appeared in hard cover in 1984.
Jeffrey Amherst besiege and capture the French fortress of Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island (June 8-July 26, 1758); in command of the Mediterranean fleet, he defeated de la Clue's Toulon squadron in Lagos Bay, capturing three and sinking two of twelve French ships, and preventing the naval concentration necessary to support an invasion of England (August 18, 1759); general of marines (December 1760); died suddenly (January 10, 1761).
Parks Canada is beginning phase two of an important flood protection project at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site.
Parks Canada and Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design are pleased to announce that Kira Varvanina and Frances Dorsey have been chosen as the Artists in Residence in Cape Breton Highlands National Park and Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site this fall.
Stop by Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site to build and fly your very own kite, try your hand at 18th century equipped camping at Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, or have a beach day at Ingonish Beach in Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
Parks Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard College announced an agreement to work together in sharing the story of marine heritage in Nova Scotia as it connects to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site.
The University of New Brunswicks Department of Anthropology, in partnership with Parks Canada, will offer a bioarchaeology field program at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site during the summer of 2017.