Lunenburg: A UNESCO World Heritage Site In Canada; Amber Pariona; WorldAtlas.com


Canada – Old Town Lunenburg

With its unique architecture and civic design, Lunenburg is the best example of planned British colonial settlement in Nova Scotia, Canada.

What Is The Historic Town Of Lunenburg?

Lunenburg is located on the southern coast of the province of Nova Scotia in Canada. The town was founded in 1753 during the Father Le Loutre War as the first attempt by the British to replace the Indigenous and Acadian Catholic populations with Protestant settlers. Today, the historic district of Lunenburg is considered to be the most well-preserved example of a planned British community in North America. In fact, it is one of only two urban areas in North America that have been established as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Why Is Lunenburg A UNESCO World Heritage Site?

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