Historic Places

Locations, landmarks, structures and other objects of historic interest set aside for preservation. Included are First Nations settlements, early forts, trading posts, mountain passes, waterways, lighthouses and the homes of significant figures such as Louis Riel and Lucy Maud Montgomery. Some of these are situated on lands owned or controlled by the federal government and are designated as National Historic Sites and overseen by Parks Canada. One such location, the Vimy Memorial, is located in Europe.

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