Louisbourg


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Lou·is·bourg

or Lou·is·burg  (lo͞o′ĭs-bûrg′)
A town of Nova Scotia, Canada, on the eastern coast of Cape Breton Island. It is the site of an 18th-century French fortress that has been reconstructed as a museum.

Louisbourg

(ˈluːɪsˌbɜːɡ)
n
(Placename) a fortress in Canada, in Nova Scotia on SE Cape Breton Island: founded in 1713 by the French and strongly fortified (1720–40); captured by the British (1758) and demolished; reconstructed as a historic site
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Next came a pair of scarlet breeches, once worn by the French governor of Louisbourg, and the knees of which had touched the lower step of the throne of Louis le Grand.
Yagi credits William Pitt for shifting the vision and support required for Colonel John Bradstreet's pivotal 1758 siege of Louisbourg.
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It's a gateway for trips to the spectacular Cape Breton Highlands national park and the restored 17th century French fortress at Louisbourg.
Pleased with his actions, British parliament dispatched Lord Cornwallis to North America in 1749 for the purpose of establishing a colony that could compete with the French foothold of Louisbourg on Cape Breton.
The University of New Brunswicks Department of Anthropology, in partnership with Parks Canada, will offer a bioarchaeology field program at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site during the summer of 2017.
Historical Essays on Canada's Atlantic Fishery (Sydney: University College of Cape Breton Press for the Louisbourg Institute, 1997), 165.
Living history", itself a form of reconstruction, was much in vogue by the early 1970s following the success of places such as Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia, Louisbourg in Nova Scotia, and Sturbridge Village in New England.
Seventeen-year-old Sebastien and his friend Guillaume struggle to defend besieged Louisbourg.
It was part of a land grant first made by King George III on 09 April 1761 to Royal Navy Captains who participated in the sieges of Louisbourg and Quebec.
In Cape Breton between the fall of Louisbourg and 1763 there was one small French community and some scattered French settlers.
6) French and Basque fishermen had operated a seasonal cod fishery since the early 16th century, with the French establishing a more permanent fishery in the early part of 18th century at Louisbourg and on the islands on the southern coast.