Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site
Lieu historique national Fort Rodd Hill


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Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site of Canada is a 19th and 20th century coastal defence site strategically located on Esquimalt Harbour near Victoria, British Columbia. It contains three artillery batteries set within an open, park-like site, linked by an historic circulation pattern. The site includes additional buildings and structures located outside individual batteries. The fort is surrounded by natural forested areas on the north and west, Esquimalt Harbour on the east, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the south.

Le lieu historique national du Canada Fort Rodd Hill est un emplacement de la défense côtière du XIXe et du XXe siècles situé stratégiquement dans le port d'Esquimalt près de Victoria en Colombie-Britannique. Il contient trois batteries d'artillerie situées dans un lieu ouvert, semblable à un parc, reliées par un réseau de circulation historique. Le lieu comprend d'autres bâtiments et structures se trouvant à l'extérieur des batteries individuelles. Le fort est entouré d'aires forestières naturelles au nord et à l'ouest, du port d'Esquimalt à l'est et du détroit de Juan de Fuca au sud.

Source: Canada's Historic Places Website (2022)


Established: 1958

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Documents
Management Documents

Management Plan / Plan directeur (Parks Canada, October 2003)

Management Plan / Plan directeur (Parks Canada, 2022)

Draft Management Plan / Plan directeur (Parks Canada, 2022)

Multi-species Action Plan for Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site of Canada / Plan d'action visant des espèces multiples dans le lieu historique national du Canada de Fort Rodd Hill Species at Risk Act Action Plan Series / Loi sur les espèces en péril Série de Plans d'action (Parks Canada, 2017)

Multi-species Action Plan for Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site of Canada [Proposed] Species at Risk Act Action Plan Series (Parks Canada, 2016)

Historical Documents

A History of the Defence of Victoria and Esquimalt: Royal Garrison Artillery Period 1899-1906 (Ronald Lovatt, Parks Canada, 1983)

A Natural Resource Inventory for Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Park, Victoria, British Columbia (Synergy West Ltd. for Parks Canada, May 1976)

Butterflies of Southern Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands (Parks Canada, undated)

Camas Meadow Restoration at Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site: Fall 2010 - Spring 2011 Progress Report (David S. Tanner for Parks Canada, April 2011)

Climate Change Adaptation Workshop: Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites, Victoria, B.C. / Série de rapports d'ateliers sur l'adaptation aux changements climatiques : Lieux historiques nationaux du Fort Rodd Hill et du Phare-de-Fisgard, Victoria, C.-B. (Parks Canada, October 2019)

Drawings: Belmont Battery, Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site (Parks Canada, undated)

Drawings: Casemate Barracks, Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site (Parks Canada, undated)

Drawings: Lower Battery, Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site (Parks Canada, undated)

Drawings: Upper Battery, Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site (Parks Canada, undated)

Evolution of the Victoria-Esquimalt Coast Defences / Évolution de la défense côtière de Victoria-Esquimalt (Parks Canada, undated)

Filming Locations, Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites (Parks Canada, undated)

Fire History and Ecology of Garry Oak and Associated Ecosystems in British Columbia: Final Report for the Interdepartmental Recovery Fund Project 733 (Marlow G. Pellatt, Ze'ev Gedolof, Marian McCoy, Karin Bodtker, Alex Cannon, Shyanne Smith, Brenda Beckwith, Rolf Mathewes and Dan Smith, Parks Canada, 2007)

Fort Rodd Hill: A Structural History of Upper Battery and Lower Battery Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 210 (Joseph Greenough, Parks Canada, 1977)

Fort Rodd Hill Historic Resource Study Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 282 (Ronald Lovatt, Parks Canada, 1978)

Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site's (FRNNHS) GO LEARN Restoration Project: Defining a Reference Ecosystem and Long-Term Propagation Planning Tool (Helena Mahoney for Parks Canada, May 2014)

Garry Oak (Quercus garryana) Plant Communities in British Columbia: A Guide to Identification (Wayne R. Erickson and Del Meidinger, ©British Columbia Ministry of Forests and Range, 2007)

Heritage Character Statements / Énoncés de valeur patrimoniale, Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site

Administration Building / Bâtiment administratif (November 26, 1993, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Battery Commander's Post / Poste de commandement de la batterie (February 19, 1998, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Canteen / Cantine (FHBRO No. 96-96, March 31, 1998, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Fortress Plotting Room / Salle des cartes de la forteresse (November 28, 1997, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Lower Battery Casemate Barracks / Batterie inférieure - casernement de casemate (FHBRO No. 96-96, March 31, 1998, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Lower Battery Guardhouse / Batterie inférieure - poste de garde (FHBRO No. 96-96, February 19, 1998, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Searchlight System - Defence Electric Light No. 1 / Réseau de projecteurs - Feu électrique de défense no 1 (FHBRO No. 96-96, February 19, 1998, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Searchlight System - Searchlight No. 7 / Réseau de projecteurs - projecteur no 7 (FHBRO No. 96-96, March 31, 1998, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Upper Battery Guardhouse / Batterie supérieure - poste de garde (FHBRO No. 96-96, November 27, 1997, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Upper Battery Gun Emplacement and Magazine / Batterie supérieure - Emplacement des canons et dépôts de munitions (FHBRO No. 96-96, February 5, 1998, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Warrant Officer's Quarters / Logement de l'adjudant (FHBRO No. 96-96, March 31, 1998, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Historic Artillery in British Columbia (Dale Mumford, Parks Canada, October 2006)

History of the Defence of Victoria and Esquimalt: Royal Marine Artillery Period 1893-1899 (Ronald Lovatt, Parks Canada, 1982)

Rare Plant and Plant Species Inventory for Fort Rodd Hill / Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites (Hans Roemer, for Parks Canada, August 2002)

The Home Front in the Second World War / L'effort de guerre au pays About Canada/Réaltés Canadiennes (D.B. Scott, Canadian Heritage, 1995)

Towards a Recovery Strategy for Garry Oak and Associated Ecosystems in Canada: Ecological Assessment and Literature Review Technical Report GBEI/EC-00-030 (Marilyn A. Fuchs, Environment Canada, 2001, © Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change)

Underwater Archaeological Investigations at the Rodd Point Jetty, Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site (Charles D. Moore, for Parks Canada, October 2002)

Vegetation for Fort Rodd Hill/Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites (Aruncus Consulting for Parks Canada, September 2002)

Xplorers / Xplorateurs (Parks Canada)

Xplorers: Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whale / Xplorateurs: L'épaulard résident du sud, une espèce menacée (Parks Canada)



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