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Friday, July 12, 2024
The War of 1812  Image courtesy of Parks Canada
  100 Laird Avenue, Amherstburg

Parks Canada has preserved the remnants of the second British fort built at this location on the Detroit River. The Fort was the site of several armed conflicts including the War of 1812 and the Upper Canada Rebellion 1837-

The War of 1812
Image courtesy of Parks Canada
1838. Information on the significant military contribution made by African Canadians in these conflicts is available at Fort Malden.

Today Ft. Malden presents an idylic parklike setting with a modern interpretation center. There is much to explore, including several restored buildings and excavations. Costumed interpreters add interest by reliving the excitement of life on the early military frontier.

For more information, please visit the Early Military Section of this website.


The opinions and interpretations in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Government of Canada.


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