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Nice view!

Passed in front of the cannons lined up, great view from this place. Very nice place to visit... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2015
crispyhiking
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Sherbrooke, Canada
I think I was there...

So there were a handful of cannons off the boardwalk by the shore in Victoria park. Some of the... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2015
Terrygrim3
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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Victoria Park, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1B 2T8, Canada
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Reviewed August 31, 2015

Wow, there is a lot to read and it is in English and French. The info on the boards is neatly organized and it felt like a mini museum. Nice place to stop at while walking along the water or enjoying a day at the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 10, 2015

Passed in front of the cannons lined up, great view from this place. Very nice place to visit, well worth the quick stop.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

A genuine piece of the past and a must see for history buffs. While not something that would be regarded as "exciting" it is a pretty "cool" and interesting spot for a 15 - 20 minute visit. Great photo ops. Lots of memories made here....More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 1, 2015

So there were a handful of cannons off the boardwalk by the shore in Victoria park. Some of the earlier reviews seem to match what I saw/did, while others seem to describe a completely different place. I'm so confused. Anyway, a lot of bilingual placards...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Terrygrim3
Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Wow! I had no idea this was here. What a pleasant surprise. This was the site of a French fortification that was taken over and used by the British. The cannons are original! Definitely worth a trip!

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Cool pit stop on the entrance or exit to Victoria park. Stop by if you can for a quick photo with cannons, and learn a little about how Charlottetown used to be defended

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank sknihht
Reviewed July 6, 2015

The cannons are mildly interesting. The history is ho-hum. The handrail and the few steps up to the "lookout" are not safe and in need of repair.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Zippy22
Reviewed July 2, 2015

Small parking lot so good luck finding a spot but the battery is well taken care of and nice to view. Lots of signage. Great place to stop and view the bay and stretch your legs. Nice running trails along bay.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank beachgirl9211
Reviewed April 18, 2015

On the edge of Victoria Park, very near Government House, Prince Edward Battery offers some very interresting information about the history of Charlottetown. Especially appreciated by history buffs.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Richard G
Reviewed April 18, 2015

Great historical stop on the harbour boardwalk. Take the time and make sure to read all the historical signage. Great stories and a lot more history there than even the locals know. Very informative and worth a short visit if even just for the great...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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