Do you know who convinced the population of Québec to keep its fortifications?
Students will learn about the fascinating history of the fortifications to better understand why they are the cornerstone of the Old Québec historic district’s inclusion on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
- The evolution of Québec’s defensive system from the 17th to the 19th century
- Parks Canada’s role as guardian of the UNESCO Charter in Québec
- Fortifications of Québec, from Lord Dufferin to the present day
Photo : Mathieu Dupuis / ©Parks Canada / Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site