Prince Edward, Duke of Kent ordered the manufacture of a turret clock for the Halifax garrison in 1800. It started keeping time on October 20, 1803.
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Louis XIV secured Louisburg for France in 1713, but was taken over by the British permanently in 1758, after changing hands a few times in between.
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Established by Samuel de Champlain and François Pont-Gravé across the Bay of Fundy, it acted as a French colony between 1605-1613.
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It was first built in 1868 to guard the eastern entrance to the St. Margaret's Bay. Officially it is the Peggy's Point Lighthouse.
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