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View of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, around 1753

View of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, around 1753

This view from the water shows Annapolis Royal (formerly Port-Royal) a few years before the outbreak of the Seven Years' War and the deportation of the Acadians. At right can be seen Fort Anne, originally built in 1702 to defend the capital of the French colony of Acadie. Water-colour. (National Archives of Canada C2706)