FORTRESS OF LOUISBOURG

fortress of Louisburg

Fortress of Louisbourg - National Historic Site

The French started to build the fortress of Louisbourg in 1713.

The Fortress of Louisbourg: On Cape Breton’s rocky shoreline east of Sydney, Nova Scotia,

The fortress of Louisbourg was finished building in 1720.It took seven years to build.

Information on Louisbourg

Louisbourg Lighthouse

Construction began on the lighthouse in 1730 to assist navigation to Fortress of Louisbourg. It was completed in 1734