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Marconi National Historic Site (Glace Bay)
This national historic site of Canada honours Marconi's role in the development of today's network of global communications. In 1902, the first official wireless message was sent from this site across the Atlantic Ocean to England. Visitors can see
Sydney Coalfield (Sydney)
Sydney Coalfield The Sydney Coalfield is located on the northeast coast of Cape Breton Island ( see map), where coal-bearing rocks extend 50 km (21 miles) from Cape Dauphin east to Morien Bay. ...
Museums & Historical Sites
Cossit House Museum (Sydney)
The Rev. Mr. Ranna Cossit was the first Anglican minister to live and work in Sydney. He built his house in 1787, and it is believed to be the oldest in Sydney.
Louisbourg Marine Museum (Louisbourg)
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Main-a-Dieu Fishermen's Museum (Main A Dieu)
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Parks Canada: Fortress of Louisbourg (Louisbourg)
A visit to the Fortress of Louisbourg Œ the largest reconstructed 18th-century French fortified town in North America Œ is a series of experiences that set a mood. Ramparts, streets, households ...
Sydney Mines Heritage Museum (Sydney Mines)
Make a visit to the Fossil Interpretive Centre a must-see on your next visit to Cape Breton Island. See 300-million-year-old plant fossils from the rich deposits of the Sydney coal field, enjoy ...