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Fort Point, in the village of LaHave, is the site of the First Capital of New France. The Dublin Bay area was first visited by Samuel de Champlain in 1604, when he and Sieur de Monts anchored in Green Bay for 4 days before travelling on to the Bay of Fundy. In 1632, Commander Isaac de Razilly, first Viceroy and Lieutenant General of New France, built Fort Ste. Marie de Grace on the point of land at the mouth of the LaHave River. It was, from 1632-36, the First Capital of New France. Today, this site is known as Fort Point, a National Historic Site and home of Fort Point Museum and Lighthouse. This community museum is operated by the Lunenburg County Historical Society.
Potluck Suppers and Presentations: Members of Lunenburg County Historical Society and guests are invited to the multi-purpose room of the museum on the third Tuesday of each month from April to October for a potluck supper and an interesting presentation. Remember to bring a plate and cutlery. Tea, coffee and water are provided.
April 15, 2014: “Food for Thought”. Facilitator: Ruth Seamone
May 20, 2014: Leif Helmer, NSCC Faculty and Environmental Planner
June 17, 2014: Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Lobster Dinner: Sunday, June 1. Call Donna Malone 521-8953.
Home Tour: Saturday, July 19, 10-5. Call Mary Fulleman 688-1838.
Multicultural Festival: Sunday, August 17, 1-6 pm.
Museum Open daily from June 1st to September 1st, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Grounds open all year round.