Old Fort Erie played a prominent role in the War of 1812. The fort was home to where the most men fought on Canadian soil. On August 14th and September 27th, 1814 two major battles saw 2094 casualties.
Old Fort Erie is a National Historic Site of Canada. The Fort was built in 1764 by the British during the Pontiac rebellion and became the site of the bloodiest battle of the war of 1812 between the British and the Americans.
The fort is strategically located at the mouth of the Niagara River & Lake Erie converge and was the only stone fort constructed by the British.
Special events are planned throughout the summer including historical re-enactments for guests to watch and participate in.