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Fort St. Louis

National Historic Site

Located In Port LaTour
Where To Find Us
Villagedale Rd
Port La Tour, NS
Areas Served Shelburne County
Phone 902-637-2903
Contact Anna Kenney, Recreation Director; Phone: 902-637-2903; Email:
Alternate Contact Samantha Goreham, Physical Activity Coordinator; Phone: 902-637-2903; Fax: 902-637-2598; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 100 
Shelburne County 
Barrington, NS B0W 1E0
Fax 902-637-2598
Description & Services
In the 1630s, this was the strongest military establishment anywhere in what is now the Maritime Provinces or Maine. 
In 1630-31, this was the strongest French military establishment anywhere in what is now Canada. 
This monument and plaque were officially unveiled in September 1937.
Special Information
Tags Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Visual Arts