Fort George National Historic Site of Canada, Niagara-on-the-Lake

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#1 of 11 in Historic Sites in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Delve into 19th century Canadian history at Fort George National Historic Site of Canada, a museum and historical reenactment attraction located in an old military base. An important fort defending Upper Canada from American attacks during the War of 1812, the site now operates as an interactive museum. Staff members in period costume demonstrate important facets of life in the era, such as using muskets, cooking over an open fire, and many more aspects of life on the fort. Reconstructed to appear as it did in 1812, the museum offers an engaging and interactive take on Canadian military and social history. Take a look at our Niagara-on-the-Lake trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Fort George National Historic Site of Canada and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We were lucky enough to attend Fort George on the 4th January when the staff were all dressed in Regency costume, and ran horse and carriage rides (for free) and gave us hot chocolate and home made...  more »
  • I am a historian of the early modern era in Europe, so I often force my family to go to historic sites. Fort George was an excellent family experience. I highly recommend going and seeing the site...  more »
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