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Louisbourg in Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces
 

French Naval Guns

 
 
French Naval Guns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 3, 2014
1. French Naval Guns Marker
Inscription.  
French Naval Guns raised
by the Dominion Coal Company in 1895
from the bottom of Louisburg Harbour
and mounted at the Louisburg Railroad Station
presented to the Fortress of Louisburg
National Historic Site
by the
Dominion Steel and Coal Corporation Ltd.
1936
 
Erected 1936 by Dominion Steel and Coal Corporation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, French and Indian.
 
Location. 45° 55.512′ N, 59° 57.762′ W. Marker is in Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, in Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Marker is on Main Street just from Huntington Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7336 Main Street, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1P5, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sydney and Louisbourg Railway Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lobster Fishery (approx. 1.9 kilometers away); French Garrison at Louisbourg (approx. 2.1 kilometers away); First Lighthouse Tower
French Naval Guns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 3, 2014
2. French Naval Guns Marker
(approx. 2.1 kilometers away); First Lighthouse (approx. 2.1 kilometers away); 19th-Century Lighthouse (approx. 2.1 kilometers away); Louisbourg Harbour (approx. 2.1 kilometers away); Lighthouse Point (approx. 2.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisbourg.
 
More about this marker. The naval guns are east of the Sydney & Louisburg Railway Station.
 
French Naval Guns image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 3, 2014
3. French Naval Guns
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on November 26, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 30, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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