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Fort Petrie, Sydney Harbour Fortification
That’s not a church on the side of the road, overlooking Sydney Harbour. If it was, it would be one of the ugliest churches ever built. Take a second look and you’ll discover that this is Fort Petrie — an old military fortification that helped guard Cape Breton during the First and Second World Wars. You can explore old gun emplacements and check out an old tank and mortar gun. And if you’re lucky, you can step inside that ugly building — the Battery Observation Post — which is filled with military memorabilia. Fort Petrie is located 16 kilometers north …