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Historical site of Pointe-à-la-Renommée (Fame Point) 

June to September
200, chemin de la Pointe-à-la-Renommée
Gaspé (Qc), Canada
G4X 4A2
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Historical site of Pointe-à-la-Renommée (Fame Point)
Pointe-à-la-Renommée Historic Site is the strategic communications center of the First and Second World Wars, where Marconi installed North America's first marine radio station (1904), now designated a National Historic Event by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. Visit a century-old lighthouse and see exhibits featuring Marconi, telegraphers and lighthouse keepers. Pioneer trails lead to the mountains, the sea and the fishing harbour of L'Anse-à-Valleau.

June to September
200, chemin de la Pointe-à-la-Renommée
Gaspé (Qc), Canada
G4X 4A2

 
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