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2013-05-25 (to 2013-05-27) Niagara 1812 Bicentennial: 200th anniversary of The Battle of Fort George Re-enactment

May 25 – 27, 2013 Join us as we commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Fort George! The fort will be open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm all weekend, with demonstrations happening throughout the day. Come and visit Fort George National Historic Site and enjoy music, muskets, cannons and more! Regular admission rates to the fort apply. Admission: Children (age 5 and under) – Free Youth (age 6-16) – … Read more »

Fort George National Historic Site in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Overlooking the Niagara River, Fort George was built between 1796 and 1802. This fortification served as the headquarters for the Centre Division of the British Army during the War of 1812, and played a pivotal role in the defence of Upper Canada. Fort George saw action during the Battle of Queenston Heights, was destroyed and captured by the Americans during the Battle of Fort George, and was reclaimed by the British … Read more »