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We changed from our itinerary and came to this part of Nova Scotia.|
It is the oldest area in Canada. Port Royal was settled in 1605 by fur traders from France. They built a habitation to house and protect about 50 civilians and no soldiers. They traded with the Indians for fur pelts.
In 1613 a party of British passed by and decided to destroy the habitation.
I guess the French and British could never stand each other!
The French rebuilt the habitation on the other side of the river and where Annapolis Royal is now located. They also received a small detachment of French soldiers to help protect them.
We have a lot of pictures from the restored habitation but will not bore you!