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St. Andrews Blockhouse

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Address: 23 Joe's Point Road, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada
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Well kept example of a revolutionary war era North American blockhouse. Great view out over the bay to the US.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 January 2017
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Castine, Maine
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Castine, Maine
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Well kept example of a revolutionary war era North American blockhouse. Great view out over the bay to the US.

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Barrington, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We happened onto this historic park while dodging the raindrops. It was worth the stop since we are suckers for history. This small place has rather a significant history with the United States during several different periods. Thought it was definitely worth a look.

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Thank Cam8880
Burlington, Canada
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

each time we visit the area we stop for a pinic lunch and enjoy the view from the block house. the area is informative and well maintained

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Thank lick007
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This little spot was very interesting. it explained the historical value. The Blockhouse was easy to find and the grounds were very well kept.

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Bridgeton NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I spent some time walking around this quiet waterside park. The information on the history gave a good perspective and the view of the water was lovely.

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Thank Carol327
Yorktown Heights, New York
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42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here twice. It was a lovely place to watch Sunset. Very photogenic. At low tide you can walk out along a sandbar and check out the tide pools. Nice park across the way and great restaurant next store Niger Tea Room.

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This blockhouse provided information about the construction of the blockhouse, the armaments and its use during the war of 1812.

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Definitely worth a stop. Very interesting information boards and a beautiful location. Nice place to take some pictures.

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

AS an American it was interesting to hear the Canadian perspective of the War of 1912. Also the privateers were more a concern than the armies

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Their is not a lot to this, but a touch of history. The view itself is worth the stop as the bay and many lovely sailboats are clearly evident and the cannons are in decent shape.

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