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Harbour Plan of Louisbourg

Dates of Creation: [ca. 1716]

Physical Description: 1 map : b&w ; 15.5 x 21 cm

Location: Cape Breton Regional Library - McLennan Collection

Reference Number: CBRL SB.P3a

Scope and Content: 
Item is a reproduction of a map of the Harbour Plan for Louisbourg. The plan shows the islands present at the entrance to the harbour, as well as the fortifications and the town. A legend that is found on the map indicates several key locations within the harbour, including the batteries, the location for the proposed fort, and dangerous rocks at sea (for which a lighthouse would later be constructed).

Notes: Item was included in a scrapbook that was compiled by Katharine McLennan, which she donated to the Cape Breton Regional Library.

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