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Scattered Leaves Sharon Temple Ontario

Autumn colored leaves are scattered across the grounds of the Sharon Temple in the town of Sharon in Ontario, Canada.

During the Autumn season, the leaves on the trees outside the Sharon Temple in Sharon, Ontario change color and eventually drop to the ground. The leaves are scattered across the grass making the clearing between the trees look like a magical pat ...
River Canoes Kejimkujik National Park Nova Scotia

Canoes lay on the sandy shore of the Mersey River in Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia, Canada waiting for tourists to rent.

To rent one of these canoes and travel along the Mersey River in Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia, Canada is one of the most scenic ways to see the natural beauty of the area. The lush green wilderness expands across both sides of the Mers ...
Louisbourg Punishment Cape Breton Nova Scotia

At the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, the punishment of a fisherman is being re-enacted for visitors.

In the years around 1744, punishment was dealt with in a very different way than it is in today's world and people would have to pay for the simplest crimes. At the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, this fisherman was convicted ...
Beaver Statues Historic Garrison District New Brunswick

Beaver statues are displayed in the garden at the Historic Garrison District in downtown Fredericton in New Brunswick, Canada.

The Historic Garrison District in downtown Fredericton, New Brunswick is a place where you can relive history and these beaver statues are part of the decor. As you wander through the gardens these beavers are one of the many statues that are on ...
Autumn Scene Sharon Temple Ontario

The scene around the Sharon Temple in the town of Sharon, Ontario, Canada is always a splendor of amazing colors during Autumn.

Autumn leaves cover the grounds at the Sharon Temple in Ontario, Canada creating a display of yellow, red and orange colors. This scene is something that kids look forward to in Autumn as when piles of leaves like this are raked up, the fun begin ...
Cannon Gun Picture Cape Breton Nova Scotia

On the grounds of the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, a cannon gun protects the exterior of the King's Bastion.

Perched on the wooden deck outside the King's Bastion at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, the cannon gun sits guarding the building. See what a real cannon gun looks like, take your picture beside this historic gun and see ...
Century House Quebec City Canada

The windows of this 18th century house are part of the Maison Maillou located along Rue Saint-Louis in Quebec City in Quebec, Canada.

While in Old Quebec in Quebec City, Canada be sure to stroll by the Maillou House and admire the historic walls and windows on the exterior of this building. Built in the 18th century, the Maillou House is situated near the Chateau Frontenac wher ...
Fortress Of Louisbourg Quay Nova Scotia

Many tourists and costumed animators fill the quay at the Fortress of Louisbourg along the Fleur de lis Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

When you visit the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, the atmosphere that surrounds the quay makes one feel like they have taken a step back in time to 1744. This community joins forces and during the summer months, visitors to N ...
Drum Sticks Military Uniform Louisbourg

Drum sticks used in the military procession at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, rest in the detailed belt of the uniform.

One of the drummers in the military procession in the Quay of the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, displays his drum sticks as he tucks them inside his uniquely designed belt of his uniform. The band plays at the Fortress of Lo ...
Louisbourg Harbour Cape Breton Nova Scotia

A woman stands on the cliff overlooking the beautiful scenery of Louisbourg harbour in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

The waters of the Louisbourg harbour in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia slap up against the shoreline as a woman stands amongst the greenery on the cliff. The peacefulness and tranquility that surrounds this rocky coastline of Louisbourg harbour is with ...
Riel House Winnipeg Manitoba

At the Riel House in Winnipeg, Manitoba you can tour through this National Historic Site and meet the costumed people playing roles of the Riel family members.

The Riel House was home to Louis David Riel, the man who founded Manitoba and his family members still resided at this house up until 1969. In 1970, the Riel House was bought by Parks Canada and it was then restored to its original 1886 style so ...
Cannon Gun Louisbourg Nova Scotia

A blast explodes from the cannon gun after being ignited by military soldiers at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Two soldiers stand at attention beside the cannon while another soldier stationed on the opposite side fires the cannon gun at the Quay at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. The smoke from the cannon blocks the view of the bu ...
Louisbourg Quay Cape Breton Nova Scotia

Crowds of people wander around the Quay at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in Canada.

The Quay at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia is a very busy place as tourists explore the area and costumed interpreters are easily recognized. Employees make themselves part of the daily routines of life that happened in th ...
Heritage Home Prince Edward Island

The well kept gardens and exterior of the heritage home where Lucy Maud Montgomery resided when she was young in Queens, Prince Edward Island.

Green and white colors adorn the exterior of this heritage house that was home to Lucy Maud Montgomery, writer of Anne of Green Gables, when she was a little girl. Her home and the surrounding grounds with blossoming flowers, gave Lucy the perfec ...
Wall Mural Dawson City Yukon

The true beauty of Dawson City and the National Historic Site of the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon Territories, Canada is shown through this wall mural.

A mural painted on a door at the Klondike Gold Rush in historic Dawson City in the Yukon Territories tells the tale of a man with his dog sled team making it across the snow covered landscape. This wall mural shows the true beauty of the Yukon Te ...
Soldiers Fortress Of Louisbourg Nova Scotia

Soldiers dressed in full uniform stand guard at the entrance to the King's Bastion at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Two soldiers dressed in traditional costume stand at the entranceway to the King's Bastion at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. One soldier paces back and forth with his gun hoisted over his shoulder while the other soldier ...
Fortress Of Louisbourg Windows Nova Scotia

The paint colors of the windows on a cottage at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia blend in with the architect of this building.

Shutters painted a bright white, remain open to display the old styled windows on a cottage at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. These windows are part of the decor of some of the buildings throughout this National Historic ...
Canoe Rental Kejimkujik National Park

Each canoe laid out on the shore of the Mersey River in Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia is ready to be used for a small rental fee.

Rent a canoe and paddle along the Mersey River in Kejimkujik National Park while taking in the natural beauty of the wilderness that surrounds Nova Scotia. A canoe rental business is located along the banks of the Mersey River with numbers painte ...
Quebec City Buildings La Citadelle

The tops of the buildings can be seen across the skyline of Quebec City in Canada from the National Historic Site of La Citadelle.

The view from La Citadelle, a National Historic Site in Quebec City, where you can view the top of the skyscraper buildings on a beautiful clear sunny day. Beyond the buildings you can see the landscape of Quebec City that extends for miles and in the foregr ...
Military March Louisbourg Cape Breton

Military people dressed in bright red uniforms except for the head officer, in a march before the cannon gun firing at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

A military group march in a band in the Quay at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia before the cannon is fired. Dressed in their full band uniform that is a brilliant red colour, playing their instruments representing the days ...
Footbridge Mersey River Kejimkujik Nova Scotia

A footbridge crosses over the calm waters of the Mersey River in Nova Scotia, Canada as kayakers paddle underneath.

This footbridge makes the perfect walkway for people choosing to cross the Mersey River in Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia, Canada to explore the lush greenery on the other side. Kayakers paddle peacefully under the footbridge as they exp ...
Klondike Gold Rush Landscape Yukon

The fascinating landscape that surrounds the area of the Klondike Gold Rush in Dawson City in the Yukon Territory in Canada.

Trees and watering holes are sporadically spread out over the landscape of the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon Territory. This area became a National Historic Site and hundreds of tourists come to Dawson City to explore the uniqueness of the land ...
Cannon La Citadelle Quebec

An old cannon sits above Quebec City in Quebec, Canada behind the wall at the National Historic Site of La Citadelle.

The view from La Citadelle in Quebec, Canada is amazing as you can see for miles and this is why this was once the ideal location for this ancient cannon. This national historic site was a fortification built under the British rule and some of th ...
Military Residence Fortress of Louisbourg

A woman dressed in costume at the Fortress of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada explains how life was at the De Gannes House, a military Captain's residence.

When visiting the incredible tourist attraction at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia you will find costumed interpreters role playing. This small house has been reconstructed to the times when it was a residence to a military ...
Hartland Covered Bridge New Brunswick

The Hartland Covered Bridge in Hartland, along the Saint John river, New Brunswick is a historic landmark that opened in 1901 to make travel easier across the river.

Residents on either side of the Saint John River joined forces back in 1901 and had the Hartland Covered Bridge in Hartland, New Brunswick officially opened. This wooden bridge is the longest covered bridge in the world and has made transportatio ...
Sleeping Cat picture

A cat sleeping on his comfy pillow in the window of the church at the Grand Pre National Historic Site in the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, Canada.

A pillow is what this cat likes sleeping on right by the window of a church built in the 1920's at the Grand Pre National Historic Site in the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, Canada. When you visit this historical site, the church cat may be sleeping ...
Drummer Fortress Of Louisbourg Nova Scotia

A drummer performs in a military procession before the cannon gun is fired at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Dressed in full military uniform, a drummer plays his drum routine before the cannon gets fired at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. This display of military procession is fascinating for visitors to watch while touring the ...
Hollyhock Bloom Prince Edward Island

A beautiful hollyhock in full bloom adorns the garden at Lucy Maud Montgomery's home in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.

A pretty hollyhock bloom opens to its fullest and adorns the garden at Lucy Maud Montgomery's house in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island in Canada. Lucy Maud Montgomery is the author of the well known book Anne of Green Gables and the house and ...
Soldier Fortress Of Louisbourg Nova Scotia

A girl dressed in a soldier costume guards the gate to the entrance of the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

When you visit the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia you will step back in time and tour a French fortified town which is the largest reconstructed one dating back to the 18th century. People in costume like this soldier that gua ...
Heritage House Prince Edward Island

Lucy Maud Montgomery who wrote Anne of Green Gables resided in this Heritage House in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island was she was young.

This famous heritage house is set amongst the natural beauty of Cavendish in Prince Edward Island where Lucy Maud Montgomery was inspired to write her well known book called Anne of Green Gables. The setting of her book written in 1908 was based ...
Living Quarters Cape Spear Lighthouse

Ancient furniture and decor make up the interior living quarters of the Cape Spear Lighthouse on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland, Labrador.

The living quarters of the Cape Spear Lighthouse on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland Labradaor were extremely comfortable for the lighthouse keepers. The Cape Spear Lighthouse was built in 1836 and when you tour through this National Historic ...
Castle Hill Placentia Bay Newfoundland Labrador

A play is performed at Castle Hill National Historic Site in the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.

Castle Hill National Historic Site on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland Labrador is home to the remains of the French and English fortifications from earlier centuries. Here visitors can watch a play called "Faces of Fort Royal" put on by acto ...
Whaling Boat Red Bay Labrador

A tourist to the Red Bay National Historic Site of Canada in Labrador strolls through the Interpretation Centre and stops at an exhibit of an ancient whaling boat and wall mural.

The Red Bay National Historic Site of Canada has a fantastic Interpretation Centre where tourists can see what an old whaling boat looks like and read up on the information provided. An old whaling boat, known as a Chalupa, is what this tourist i ...
Garden Arrangement Klondike Gold Rush Yukon

Growing a garden using the simple tools in the days of the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon Territory took a lot more time than it does today.

The Klondike Gold Rush in Dawson City in the Yukon Territory is a National Historic Site open to the public where one can learn about Canadian History. A shovel, pickaxe and bowl were the only items needed to create a beautiful garden arrangement ...
Riverboat keno Yukon

At the National Historic Site in the Yukon Territory, is where the SS Keno riverboat is docked and where you will find information about the boat and its history.

The riverboat which is on display in Dawson City in the Yukon Territory in Canada was a success story that helped develop some of the Canadian history. Back and forth in the waters of the Yukon Territory, the SS Keno riverboat went daily carrying ...
Ancient Whaling Boat Red Bay

An ancient boat known as a Chalupa was used for whaling in past years and now is on display at a Red Bay National Historic Site in Southern Labrador, Canada.

Whaling was once the way of life and a boat or Chalupa was used by the Native Indians to hunt these great sea mammals off the Southern Labrador coast in Labrador, Canada. A great deal of information is available about this ancient whaling boat at ...
Yukon Gold Rush Dawson City

A Royal Canadian Mountie rides through the National Historic Site of the Klondike Gold Rush in Dawson City in the Yukon Territories.

A Royal Canadian Mountie outfitted in his traditional red uniform tours the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Site upon his beautiful horse in Dawson City in the Yukon Territory. A trip to this magnificent place will help one learn of the days ...
La Citadelle Quebec

The stone walls and buildings of the national historic site of La Citadelle, Quebec, Canada that overlooks the city of Quebec.

La Citadelle in Quebec City, Canada is a national historic site where the stone walls, buildings and atmosphere takes you back in time to early military days all the way up to present day. Atop the stone pillar sits a canon that was once used for defence and ...
RCMP Mountie Dawson City

A RCMP Mountie looking debonair in his uniform as he sits upon the back of a horse at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Site in Dawson City in the Yukon Territories.

A RCMP Mountie poses for a picture clad in his traditional red uniform riding horseback at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Site in Dawson City in the Yukon. Many stories and legends date back to the RCMP in the gold rush era as they play ...
Cancan Girls Diamond Tooth Gerties

Take a step back in time to the Klondike Gold Rush days and enjoy performances by the Cancan girls and gamble to the wee hours of the morning.

Girls dressed in their deep blue cancan costumes perform nightly at Diamond Tooth Gerties in Dawson City in the Yukon Territories in Canada. Visitors to Diamond Tooth Gerties can whilst away the evenings playing the tables and slot machines at th ...
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