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Fort Point Museum, LaHave, Nova Scotia
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At the Fort Point Museum, LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Fort Point is the location of a First French settlement in the 17th century. It’s a National Historic Site, and a beautiful place at the mouth of the LaHave River Estuary, in Lunenburg County on the Atlantic South-West coast of Nova Scotia. This is the area, where Samuel de Champlain arrived on North America’s mainland in May of the year 1604. The name LaHave of the river and settlements is derived from Port de La Hève, that Champlain gave to the Green Bay / LaHave Islands area, after the Cap de LaHève in France, from where he started his expedition.

Today’s museum is located in a former lighthouse keeper’s house and a recently attached towering lighthouse construction. From there, the views of numerous LaHave settlements and the river, Ritcey Bay, Riverport, Dublin Bay and the Atlantic Ocean with the LaHave Islands, are stunning.

Besides viewing the museum’s artifacts and learning about the history of local settlements, Acadia, Champlain, Le Don de Dieu, Isaac de Razilly, New France, Joseph Pernette, Fort Ste. Marie de Grace, Mi’kmaq, Micmac, Fort Point is a great site to have a picnic!

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