Forts and Historic Sites
House Museum in Stoney Creek
This museum is located at the site of the June 6, 1813, Battle of Stoney
Creek, Ontario, Canada.
George National Historic Site
Fort George at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, was a significant base
of operations for the British and, briefly, the Americans during the War
Built in 1813 to defend the Ohio Country against British invasion, Fort
Meigs is the largest wooden walled fortification in North America, and
was one of the key Forts in the war.
The website for the reconstruction project of the HMS Detroit.
During the war she served as the flagship of the British Fleet but was
captured by U.S. Commandant Oliver Hazard Perry on September 10,
1813 in The Battle of Lake Erie.
Island Historic Site
Nancy Island Historic Site is situated on the Nottawasaga River in
Wasaga Beach, Ontario. During the War of 1812, and for a brief time afterwards,
the river was used as a supply route by the Royal British Navy. The Nancy
was a fur trading vessel pressed into service during the war and was on
the Nottawasaga on August 14, 1814.
Old Fort Niagara
This fort, in Youngstown, New York, has existed since the 1700s.
It played an important role in the War of 1812 and the history of North
U.S. Brig NIAGARA
A thorough site devoted to the reconstruction project of this
ship which was Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry's flagship in the Battle of