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Return to the Past, Louisbourg 1749: A Historical Lantern Tour

 It is the fall of 1749. King George's War is over. Years after its devastating loss, Louisbourg has been handed back to the French, and Captain Michel Degannes has recently returned from France to take up the post of Town Major. Join him for a two-hour lantern-lit tour of the Fortress of Louisbourg and experience the often turbulent history of the colony from the first-person perspective of one of its most senior military officers. Learn about his own life in Acadie, Louisbourg, and France, and help him negotiate the conflicted history of New France as he struggles with the question: Where do we go from here? 

Designed for history buffs and entertainment seekers alike, this tour covers everything from global and economic histories, to the minute details of the sieges of Louisbourg, to amusing stories from the lives of Louisbourg residents, including Degannes himself. 
 
With the help of a beautiful lantern-lit setting, and a colorful cast of townspeople, each with their own stories to tell, Captain Degannes will ensure you leave well entertained, and with a deeper understanding of the role Louisbourg played in the First Nations-Anglo-French conflict for North America.
 
Tuesdays at 7:00pm
Dates, Sept 19,26 Oct 3,10,17,24
Price $30.00 + tax
 
GET TICKETS HERE: 
http://returntothepast.bpt.me

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- Rendezvous at Entrance 2 (follow signs). 
- Doors open at 6:30pm; show starts at 7:00pm.
- Wear comfy footwear and warm clothes.
- All daytime visitors to Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site will clear site at 5pm (including those holding tickets to evening events).
- No Refunds or exchanges - Rain or Shine.
- For more information on this or other events, contact the Fortress of Louisbourg Association at (902)733-3548.

 

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