Shannon’s Visit List
The 1000 Islands History Museum is located in Gananoque, Ontario.
Canada's first railway tunnel, reinvented with a state of the art light and sound show.
The ByWard Market is a vibrant neighbourhood in the heart of downtown Ottawa. One of Ottaw...
- Even if the power goes out here in the bunker these rotary phones can be used! Many home phones during the Cold War just needed a phone line connection.
- In North America, only 1.5% of the population had home fallout shelters. This is well below what pop culture told us at the time
- The most powerful air raid siren built for the Cold War was 12 feet long, used a 180 horse power engine and could turn fog into rain.
The Hudson’s Bay Company Factor’s House is the second oldest fur trade building on its original site in Alberta!
The North West Company established Fort Dunvegan as a fur trading post in 1805 – 100 years before Alberta became a province!
Local legend, Henry “Twelve Foot” Davis set up an independent fur trade post in 1865 across the river from Fort Dunvegan.
The Peace River valley that Dunvegan is located in has the characteristics of two different climate zones – the south side of the valley is temperate with lots of trees and greenery, while the north side is arid with short grasses and cacti.
Gain insights on backcountry exploring, hiking trails, camping, paddling, and more.
Kingston Fortifications National Historic Site of Canada is located in and around the harb...
Merrickville Blockhouse National Historic Site of Canada was formally recognized in 1939.
Smiths Falls, Ontario
The RMEO is the premier hands-on railway experience in a CNoR Station.
Before electrical power, it was commonplace for rural villages to spring up around rivers ...
Gananoque, Ontario to Spencerville, Ontario
TV shows filmed at historic places across Canada
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia to Richmond, British Columbia 5 places
The film and television industry love using historic places as part of their sets for their cinematic creations because historic places tell stories, and they create a nostalgic backdrop for modern stories. Next time you watch your favourite shows, you might just catch a glimpse of a quaint historic fishing village in Nova Scotia or spy a […]
All Aboard! Awesome locations for Transportation and Architecture enthusiasts of all ages
Toronto, Ontario to Stirling, Alberta 13 places
For lovers of transit, transportation, and the industrial/scientific revolution.
Banff, Alberta to Rycroft, Alberta 5 places
Dunvegan Provincial Park is a great place to camp & tour the historical trading post!
My Hopeful list!
Chambly, Québec to Vancouver, British Columbia 7 places
A mix of places I have seen and enjoyed and beautiful settings I hope to visit!