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En Route to Memories: 5 Cultural Activities to Add to Your Road Trip Itinerary

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the 19th century in the company of British soldiers by visiting the Fort Ingall interpretation site. This authentic reconstruction of a campaign fortress built in Témiscouata in 1839 gives you the opportunity to learn all about a border conflict between Canada and the United States at that time. In addition to visiting the exhibitions with interpreter guides dressed in period military uniforms (or with the new audio guide), you can also watch musket- and cannon-firing demonstrations. If you’re over 18 years old, you can even try to fire a musket or cannon yourself. Learn how to handle a Brown Bess safely before you fire it and/or feel the shockwaves of firing a cannon!

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