The official war of 1812 bicentennial website - Celebrating 200 years of peace
Historic Sites & Museums

Old Fort Erie, Fort Erie, OntarioOld Fort Erie

Ontario's oldest British Fort (1764), site of the bloodiest battlefield in Canada from the 1814 Siege and considered one of the best living history facilities in North America.

Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada

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Events

200th Anniversary of the Siege of Fort Erie
Start Date: 2014-08-09 End Date: 2014-08-10
Location: Old Fort Erie, Fort Erie, ON
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Witness the fierce fighting of 1814 that turned Old Fort Erie into Canada's bloodiest battlefield. Ongoing events and activities throughout the weekend at the 28th annual Siege reenactment. Watch the Fort come alive during the ever-popular lantern tours after the electrifying Saturday evening battle. Grand battle at 8:00 p.m. followed by candlelit tours. Battles, camps, and suttlers free to explore for the whole family! For info call 905-871-0540. www.oldforterie.com

war of 1812 Celebrating 200 years of peace