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Fort George National Historic Site of Canada

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Address: 26 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S-1J0, Canada
Phone Number: 905 468 4257
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Step Back in Time

Take yourself back to the war of 1812. The Red Coats against the Yanks. When cannon was utilized, and muskets with bayonettes were utilized. A time before electricity. When... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take yourself back to the war of 1812. The Red Coats against the Yanks. When cannon was utilized, and muskets with bayonettes were utilized. A time before electricity. When manual labour was hard, and survival conditions were worse. This Fort will take you back to that time. There are re-inactments with costume and guides to explain things to you. For... More 

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Plainview, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Buildings are replicas, but well done to duplicate originals. They have demonstrations, but they are very short. Children would enjoy listening to the cannons when they are fired.

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Prince George, BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a very interesting and informational historic site. The staff in time period costume and the demonstrations added to the overall experience.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been to many historic sites in US, Canada and overseas and this one was excellent. Although there weren't that many tourists (probably because of the heat and summer ending); there were some wonderful interpreters and programs. We learned the "other side/explanation" of the War of 1812 from some very knowledgeable and passionate folks. Well worth a visit

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Stratham, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They don't seem to advertise the Fort very well, which is unfortunate because it is a well worth the admission for adults as well as children. Canada Parks does a very good job entertaining and educating. The young (uni. junior) park interpreter was incredibly knowledgeable about the War of 1812 from the points of view of all parties: British Army... More 

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Fisher Branch, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with our 7 and 11 year old girls. The people here are great with the kids. Teach them in their very own way of learning. Very knowledgable and entertaining. A lot of good history here. Would recommend this even if the kids are not into the history that much. If hot bring water and hats while in the Fort.... More 

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Tuscola, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is your typical historic fort. However the demonstrations at this fort add an extra bit of interest. The talk given in one of the buildings was SO fascinating. The reenactor that gave the talk was very interesting and fun to listen to. If you're a history buff, as the men in our family are, you'll find this site to... More 

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this Historic Site on a Sunday. We were expecting it to be busier but didn't find many people. Learn about the History of the Fort and it's impact on growth in the area. As is typical with a Fortress Site, there are Musket demonstrations and background on the War of 1812. Parking fees are waived if you visit... More 

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to take the family and either enjoy a picnic or take a stroll on the grounds. There is also a restaurant but it is pricey. If you are a history buff than this is for you.

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Plainview, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the WeGo and we're not disappointed. Getting to the reconstructed fort just in time for the musket demonstration was a thrill. The kids loved running around the grounds, climbing on the canons and seeing the demonstrations. Especially when we stepped into the officers kitchen and they had homemade sugar cookies, authentic to the time of 1811. The authenticity... More 

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