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In Canada, National Historic Sites (French: Lieux historiques nationaux du Canada) are places that the government has decided are important in Canada's history. Many are managed by Parks Canada, the same organization that runs Canada's national parks. Many of the sites have been restored to their original form after many years of being left alone to fall apart.

Events

The First Park that was declated the National Historic Site of Canada at Fort Anne, Nova Scotia Was where a discovery of unmarked Acadian Graves were found.

Lists of National Historic Sites by location

Lists of National Historic Sites by location Number of NHSes First NHS designated Example of NHS and designation date
Alberta sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Alberta 61 1923 Frog Lake National Historic Site (NHSC chart).JPG Frog Lake (1923)
British Columbia sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in British Columbia 94 1923 Rogers Pass (NHSC chart).jpg Rogers Pass (1971)
Manitoba sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Manitoba 57 1920 Exchange District (NHSC chart).jpg Exchange District (1996)
New Brunswick sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in New Brunswick 63 1920 Hartland Covered Bridge (NHSC chart).jpg Hartland Covered Bridge (1980)
Newfoundland and Labrador sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Newfoundland and Labrador 46 1951 Cabot Tower on Signal Hill (NHSC chart).jpg Signal Hill (1951)
Nova Scotia sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Nova Scotia 90 1920 Pier 21 (NHSC chart).jpg Pier 21 (1997)
Ontario sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Ontario 270 1919 McCrae House (NHSC chart).jpg McCrae House (1966)
Hamilton sites
15 1929 Dundurn Castle (NHSC chart).JPG Dundurn Castle (1997)
Kingston sites
22 1923 Kingston City Hall (NHSC chart).jpg Kingston City Hall (1961)
Niagara Region sites
26 1921 Niagara on the Lake (NHSC chart).jpg Niagara-on-the-Lake (2003)
Ottawa sites
26 1925 Parliament Hill (NHSC chart).JPG Parliament Buildings (1976)
Toronto sites
36 1923 Fort York (NHSC chart).jpg Fort York (1923)
Prince Edward Island sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Prince Edward Island 22 1933 Green Gables (NHSC chart).jpg L.M. Montgomery's Cavendish (2004)
Quebec sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Quebec 197 1919 Île d'Orléans (NHSC chart).JPG Île d'Orléans Seigneury (1990)
Montreal sites
61 1920 Notre-Dame Basilica (NHSC chart).JPG Notre-Dame Roman Catholic Basilica (1989)
Quebec City sites
37 1923 Château Frontenac (NHSC chart).jpg Château Frontenac (1981)
Saskatchewan sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Saskatchewan 46 1923 Canadian Bank of Commerce (NHSC chart).jpg Canadian Bank of Commerce (1976)
Northwest Territories sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in the Northwest Territories 12 1930 Church of Our Lady of Good Hope (NHSC chart).jpg Church of Our Lady of Good Hope (1977)
Nunavut sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Nunavut 12 1964 Inuksuk Point (NHSC chart).jpg Inuksuk Point (1969)
Yukon sites List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Yukon 11 1959 Dawson City (NHSC chart).jpg Dawson Historical Complex (1959)
France List of National Historic Sites of Canada in France 2 1996 Vimy Ridge Monument at Twilight.JPG Vimy Ridge (1996)
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