Quidi Vidi Battery Provincial Historic Site

St. John's, NL

Provincial Historic Site


Quidi Vidi Battery is a reconstruction of British coastal battery which was located on the site. In keeping with the 1812 period of reconstruction the site consists of a barracks, gun deck with two cannons and two carronades and a powder magazine; all of which is enclosed by a wooden pallisade. It sits on an archaeological site which was excavated by the province of Newfoundland in 1965 and 1995.

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Location and History


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