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Fort Howe National Historic Site of Canada

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Fort Howe National Historic Site of Canada

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Explore Canada’s beautiful New Brunswick region on this private full-day tour to Hopewell Rocks from St John. Travel to St Martins with your private guide and head into the wilds of Fundy National Park, widely considered home to southern New Brunswick’s most awe-inspiring landscapes. See where the conifer-covered Caledonia Highlands meet the mighty Bay of Fundy. Gain insight&#xa0; into the bay’s impressive tidal fluctuations — the largest in the world. See fishing boats bobbing on the waves, explore dense forests and plunging valleys, and admire the Hopewell Rocks’ rugged beauty.<br><br>Please Note: Tour is priced per group from 1 to 6 people
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econospan wrote a review Dec 2019
Chase, Canada113 contributions25 helpful votes
was closed during our time in st john, but we did walk around. neat location for protection... can see why they built it here,
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Date of experience: September 2019
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DaveV075 wrote a review Nov 2019
Boston, Massachusetts32 contributions4 helpful votes
Good views of the city but really nothing much to see here. Not worth the time if you are not right by it anyway.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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GordonW318 wrote a review Nov 2019
Gloucester, United Kingdom1,213 contributions369 helpful votes
It is free entry and allows you to experience how this lookout protected the citizens from attack during the American Revolutionary War. This British fortress was built at this strategic point where the Saint John River meets The Bay of Fundy. The site offers sweeping views of the city
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Date of experience: October 2019
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GARY W wrote a review Oct 2019
Westbury, New York422 contributions100 helpful votes
Fort Howe was British fort built in Saint John, New Brunswick during the American Revolution. It was built after the American siege in 1777 to protect the city from further American raids. The 18th and 19th century British Army fortification stood at the mouth of the St. John River where it empties into the Bay of Fundy. A replica blockhouse has been constructed to the northeast of the original structure. The fort initially held eight cannons, barracks for 100 men, two blockhouses, and an outer wall composed of ballast, sticks and sod. By 1778, this fort consisted of a more substantial blockhouse and barracks located within a walls
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Ernst Piercy wrote a review Sep 2019
Colorado Springs, Colorado343 contributions128 helpful votes
You cannot enter the building, so it is really just a wooden structure on top of a hill. A nice view of the harbor, however.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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