Category:Fort Amherst and the St. John's WWII Coastal Defences

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National Historic Site of Canada


English: Located on a hilly promontory overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, at the entrance to the Narrows of St. John’s harbour, there are three historic sites:
  1. Fort Amherst National Historic Site of Canada - a fort built by the British in 1777, of which there are no visible remains, now marked by a cairn;
  2. St. John's WWII Coastal Defences National Historic Site of Canada - the fortications where Canadian and American gun batteries and Canadian air force squadrons protected the harbour during the Second World War; and
  3. Fort Amherst Lighthouse - The first lighthouse in Newfoundland was built at Fort Amherst in 1810. The current lighthouse was built in 1951.

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