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Old Fort Erie

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Address: 350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario L2E 6T2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877 642 7275
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History is Fun!

Out of town company, "let's check out the Fort" We frequent the Fort during special events and always enjoy it. Our friends from Kingston, Fort Henry, thoroughly enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda L
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Fort Erie, Canada
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Fort Erie, Canada
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out of town company, "let's check out the Fort" We frequent the Fort during special events and always enjoy it. Our friends from Kingston, Fort Henry, thoroughly enjoyed themselves and commented "no question deviated". Nice grounds, museum and staff, recommend tour by Daryl. Busy for September but nice to see. Another jewel in our backyard :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Site of one of the bloodiest battles of the War of 1812. This restored British fort is a must see for history buffs. Situated on the banks of Lake Erie it is operated by the Niagara Parks Commission who provides tours and video presentations of the fort and its history. A great piece of Canadian / USA history.

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North East PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This place is so rich in history and beauty, it would be a shame not to go. The place gave me the chills, to be standing where so many have stood. Gorgeous views over the lake, history to be learned. My 11 yr old son was in heaven. He even took the picture in to school to show everyone and... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

The staff are very friendly and knowledgable. It is a well done tour and fun just to walk around on your own.

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Kendall, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I happened upon the Halloween tours while looking at the Niagara Park website (which I highly recommend). Our tour guide and master storyteller was dressed hat to boots in the costume of the early 19th century. He led us throughout the grounds (there are stairs in some of the buildings) and told stories in each location. Thank you ladies in... More 

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We love learning about the history of the areas we vacation in. We took a guided tour, and we were the only ones, the guide was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. It was only supposed to be an hour long, but we ended up talking over two hours to him.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to Fort Erie. There is a tour available, but because of time constraints, we did not take the tour. But we were free to walk around the fort on our own. It was very well kept and the people were very friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

A great example of an early fort built by the British to protect the area. It's not a huge attraction, but worth the hour to take a look if you're on the easy to the falls.

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Denver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Surprisingly well maintained fort for the period it represents. The people dressed in contemporary costume give it an extra dimension, as does the musket fire demonstration. An opportunity to learn and enjoy it too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Thanks Daryl for the great tour. Just perfect info and history lesson for family. Thanks so much. Very entertaining and informative.

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