A History of Fort Townshend


Date: Sep 17
11:00 am - 11:20 am
Where: Courtyard
Cost: Included With Admission
Tour

The site we're standing on has been occupied since 1778 when the British built Fort Townshend to secure St. John's harbour against their enemies. Learn about the military history of this site and find out how The Rooms came to be built here.

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