Louisbourg

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Louisbourg

  • 1972 ----- color ----- 20 min ----- 16mm
  • The Fortress of Louisbourg, historic landmark on the Atlantic shore of Cape Breton Island, was originally built by King Louis XV to protect French possessions in the New World during the French colonial era. Its restoration is considered to be the biggest archaeological dig in North America. Gives a detailed account of what was involved in the reconstruction and refurbishing. (In French without English subtitles)
  • Topics: (Archaeology, Canadian Studies, Romance Languages and Literature)