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Interesting History

Helpful staff at the visitor centre, informative video, a short boat ride to the island to explore... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Schazam
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Eastern Passage, NS
quick tour of a little known establishment since been abandoned

this is actually for grassy island national historic site but it is also at Canso. The interpretive... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2014
klh1981
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27 Aug 2018
“Interesting History”
31 Jul 2018
“Great piece of history ”
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1465 Union Street, Canso, Nova Scotia B0H 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Helpful staff at the visitor centre, informative video, a short boat ride to the island to explore the self-guided interpretive walk and then a short boat ride back to shore. The island could use some maintenance (trail clean up, it's a bit overgrown), but over...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit to hear about the very early settlements. This history really complements history learned at Louisburg. The trip to Grassy Island was wonderful - thank you Parks Canada .

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We stopped at this site on a return trip to the East coast and were impressed with the visitor center and the friendly helpful staff. The site provided a brief video explaining the site and features a free boat ride to the islands to see...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2014

While we knew the historic site closed at the end of August, we wanted to drive out to Canso and also drive along the East Coast. We drove through the town, but frankly we wasted our time. A number of properties and showing the need...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2014

this is actually for grassy island national historic site but it is also at Canso. The interpretive center was well kept and informative, the interpreters were friendly and helpful. The boat ride to grassy island was free and the tour self guided, we lucked into...More

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