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St. Andrews Blockhouse

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23 Joes Point Rd, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada
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Must see at low-tide

The block house it self is a neat part of history. But for us, the treat is catching low tide and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oranje2012
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Fredericton, Canada
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History Preserved

The blockhouse was built during the War of 1812 to help defend Canada from invasion by the United... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
trainfan2000
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Hamilton, Canada
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  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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23 Joes Point Rd, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The block house it self is a neat part of history. But for us, the treat is catching low tide and walking out to the channel light marker that is 3/4 of the way from the shore to Navy Island. At high tide you would...More

Thank Oranje2012
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The blockhouse was built during the War of 1812 to help defend Canada from invasion by the United States. The blockhouse was damaged by fire in 1993 but has now been faithfully restored. It contains interpretive displays both inside and outside in the park around...More

Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I enjoyed walking around and reading about the history of the area. There are many signs with information about the things one is seeing.

Thank DonCapeMayBeach
Reviewed 20 October 2017

One of only two original military structures of this type remaining in place in this area. Good, multi lingual site for a look at the past. Great views of the bay and original cannons too!

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We were driving around looking for a park and some place to walk our dogs when we came across the Blockhouse. It's a small park right off the water with beautiful views. The blockhouse and the cannons are interesting in itself. Nice walking paths of...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This spot is really nice to stop and have a look around. Its small so it didn't take up a lot of time, but it was really neat to learn just a little bit of Canadian history here.

Thank iyeh
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We happened upon this while walking in the neighborhood. It is not open after 31 August so we did't see the inside. A pity but the signage outside provided some info on a very interesting stop that explains a small piece of Canada's early history....More

Thank Poppavino
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A simple historical structure on the beautiful waterfront, just outside the busier part of town. History and purpose was well documented with numerous explanatory signs and markers.

Thank mdstevel
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Although the St. Andrews Blockhouse is a rather small attraction it's definitely worth visiting so that you can learn more about the history of the area as well as explore the beautiful natural surroundings at the Blochouse. There are plenty of historical signs that will...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The St. Andrews Blockhouse is located strategically along the waterfront to protect the town from invaders. There are three large cannons situated at the front of the blockhouse along with interesting postings of the Blockhouse.

Thank Fay T
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