Port-Royal features a reconstruction of the Habitation, one of the earliest European settlements in North America where Samuel de Champlain lived in 1605.
Costumed interpreters share with visitors the challenges faced by the French, and their friendship with the Mi’kmaq. It is located in Port Royal, Nova Scotia.
- Guided Tour
- National Historic Site
- Built in 1605, Port-Royal was the first successful European settlement north of St. Augustine, Florida. It was in use for only eight years.
- Membertou – chief of the Mi’kmaq nation, and his people welcomed settlers and helped them survive in their new environment
- Rebuilding the Habitation at Port-Royal in 1939 was the Canadian government’s first large-scale reconstruction project, greatly assisted by Samuel do Champlain’s early 17th century drawings and written descriptions.
53 Historic Lane, Port-Royal, NS, Canada, B0S 1K0
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