Video: The Fortress of Louisbourg – Nova Scotia

Fortress of Louisbourg Cape Breton

Located on the southeastern coast of Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island, the Fortress of Louisbourg was one of the busiest seaports in North America during the mid-18th century. It was built in 1713 to protect and provide a base for France’s lucrative North American fishing industry and also to protect Quebec City from British invasions. […]