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Designated a National Historic Site in 1971, the beautiful and scenic Yellowhead Pass is a tribute to the early explorers, fur traders, road builders and travellers who opened the mountainous gateway to the west.

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Fort Wellington

370 Vankoughnet Street, Prescott, ON

May 20th to June 30th Open Thursday to Monday (closed Tuesday & Wednesday) 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Canada Day (July 1st) to Labour Day (Sept. 4th) Open daily, including statutory holidays 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

http://pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/on/wellington/index.aspx

At Fort Wellington, one of the fortified posts the British built to defend its colonies against American invasion in 1812 and 1838, you can relive this precarious period when the fate of Canada hung in the balance.Read more…

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