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York Redoubt National Historic Site

Ferguson's Cove Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Part of my great memories

My friend was nice enough to take me here on our way to Peggy's Cove, and this place became one of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yoshinori K
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Vancouver, Canada
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View and history

Great view of the Harbour and history all rolled in to one The collection of guns / cannon is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CabinBoy2392
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Cranbrook, Canada
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Ferguson's Cove Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Downtown Halifax
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend was nice enough to take me here on our way to Peggy's Cove, and this place became one of my favourite historic sites! My friend had thought we would be able to o through the tunnel, but it was flooded, so we couldn't....More

Thank Yoshinori K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view of the Harbour and history all rolled in to one The collection of guns / cannon is amazing and it's all free including the parking

Thank CabinBoy2392
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our son who is a history buff took us here during our visit to Halifax. It is a great place to wander around and read info about the history. There are no interpreters here so you need to read the signs on your own. It...More

Thank db123452017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is not much here. No building to go inside and just a few cannon to see. Parking is free and you can just wander in. Really think they should develop this site more if they want people to see it

Thank Zappafan5797
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

No buildings to go inside, but a few structures still standing and several cannon on their cradles in all their glory. A good couple hours of our day here! (and decent rest rooms!!)

Thank Irishlazz
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We walked up to the fort. Re-enactors are everywhere to tell the history of the fort. There are also exhibits and demonstrations. Though in costume the docents will tell history as it was, not as though it is happening now.

Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A fairly easy location to find, not far from downtown Halifax. The site gives visitors a feel for how things looked many years ago. The site is quite informal and you can freely walk around and explore. The are many signs that describe the activities...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Very good information about the use, changes and history of the fort. A little out of the way to get to but worth the drive out there. Just outside the fort walls, there is a nice trail going down the water with some bunkers and...More

Thank pepe0071969
Reviewed 9 July 2017

York Redoubt was an unexpected gem. Although I'm somewhat of a history buff I had not done any research on the site. I had visited the Citadel in Halifax twice before on other trips but I was unaware of this site. I was at a...More

Thank ChiefSki
Reviewed 9 July 2017

York Redoubt is awesome. It's great for the views of the harbour and really terrific for kids to explore this outpost. It may not be the Citadel but it's a great site that provides a good insight to historic Halifax

Thank SeeingTHEworld2012
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Susea714
25 August 2015|
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Response from Mark_S_1957 | Reviewed this property |
This route stops at the York Redoubt. For times, check with Halifax Transit. :-) 15 PURCELLS COVE Leave Desmond Avenue, right on Bayers Road, left on Joseph Howe Drive, left on Mumford Road, right into Mumford... More
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