Nova Scotia Archives

The Port Royal Habitation

Four Hundred Years of European Settlement in North America


Furthing Reading

The virtual exhibit presented here introduces the concept of Champlain's Habitation and makes extensive use of historical photographs to tell the story of its reconstruction and continuing significance as a provincial tourist attraction. Visitors interested in issues surrounding its authenticity and cultural integrity will want to review the following articles digitized here in their entirety:

Suggestions for further reading include:

    - Brenda Dunn, A History of Port-Royal/Annapolis Royal, 1605-1800 (Halifax, 2004)
    - Wayne Kerr, Port-Royal Habitation: The Story of the French and Mi'kmaq at Port-Royal 1604-1613 (Halifax, 2005)