Learn about the Heroes and Legends of the War of 1812 within the Niagara Parks. Enlighten yourself by going to see these amazing legacy locales from Fort Erie to Niagara-on-the-Lake. Take a beautiful drive along the Niagara Parkway to investigate them all! Along this 53km tour you'll discover more than 100 plaques and landmarks commemorating the pioneers that built long-lasting peace between two remarkable countries.
Travel to the hamlet of Queenston Ontario and back in time to the residence in which Laura Secord lived between 1803 and 1835, and the very place that her heroic story began.
Overlooking the banks of the Niagara River, this historic Georgian home offers a picturesque setting along the River Recreation Trail.
The Battle of Chippawa was the main fight that signaled the start of one of the worst clashes over the war of 1812.
The Brock’s Monument National Historic Site is located on the grounds of the historic “Battle of Queenston Heights” in 1812.
Step back in time and take the opportunity for hands-on use of the earliest print presses in Canada, with eight operating heritage presses and a restored studio by Canadian artist Frederick Hagan.
History is close at hand and accessible with a number of informative plaques telling some fascinating stories.