The 168 National Historic Sites managed by Parks Canada are places of profound importance to Canada. Each one tells its own story, representing an illustration of where Canada came from and where we are today. They reflect the identity, the very soul of Canada.

2017 marks the 150th birthday of our nation, so what better time to connect with our past and explore what it means to be Canadian. Here are four National Historic Sites within our region or a close drive away, each one worthy of an afternoon day trip.

Click on each site to explore the history.