Fort Howe

Saint John, NB - E2K
Type: Landmarks
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Fort Howe is a historic military fortification located in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. It holds significance as one of the oldest British military structures in Canada. Constructed in 1777 during the American Revolutionary War, Fort Howe was built by the British forces under the command of Major Gilfred Studholme to defend against potential attacks from American privateers and militias.

Situated atop a hill overlooking the Saint John River and the city of Saint John, Fort Howe offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and the harbor below. The fort's strategic location made it a key defensive position during the late 18th century.

Today, visitors to Fort Howe can explore the remains of the fortification, which include earthworks, cannons, and interpretive signage providing historical context. The site offers a glimpse into the military history of the region and the role played by Saint John in protecting British interests during the Revolutionary War.

In addition to its historical significance, Fort Howe is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike seeking scenic views of the Saint John River and the city skyline. The site's elevated position makes it an ideal spot for photography, picnicking, and enjoying the natural beauty of the surrounding area. Whether you're interested in history, architecture, or simply taking in the sights, Fort Howe offers a fascinating glimpse into the past and a memorable experience for visitors to Saint John, New Brunswick.

Besides this landmark, there are four more landmarks listed in Saint John. There's also thirty-three attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Fort Howe on the map above. If you need any other information on Fort Howe that is not listed here, please visit their website.

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