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Case Study: Fort Frances

Since its opening in 1978, the Fort Frances Museum and Cultural Centre has had a mission to “collect, preserve, research, exhibit, and interpret the artifacts that depict the story of people and nature as it relates to the history of Fort Frances and the surrounding Rainy River District.”

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Case Study: Toronto’s First Post Office

The building that houses Toronto’s First Post Office has changed owners, uses, and shape many times since its opening in 1833. It was the first functioning post office to serve the city of Toronto.

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Tip Sheet: Top 10 things you can do to up your tourism game

Tourism is about expectations – what visitors hope to see and experience, and how the many parts of the community can benefit from the influx of travellers. Historic places can be key to attracting visitors to get a better sense of a locale’s people, places and events.

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Tip Sheet: Website Tune-up Tips for Historic Site Operators in Canada

Your website introduces your visitor to your historic places. Your website needs to be simple, easy to navigate and give the visitor the information they need.

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Tip Sheet: Telling Your Story to Grow Your Audience

Everyone loves a story – and heritage places have stories to tell. Your story is a great way to communicate what is special about your heritage place. You can also use it in all your marketing materials: flyers, website, e-mails, and social media posts.

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