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military sites

Revist 1812 this Year with War of 1812 Bicentennial Events

1812 re-enactment at Upper Canada Village in Ontario. Photo by Rob Ellis.

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, with re-enactments, tours, parades and other events taking place at historic military sites throughout Ontario, Quebec and the US. (more…)

15 Historic Canadian Battle Sites

Re-enactment at Fort George National Historic Site. Photo by Marc Hadley.

Historic Canadian battlegrounds—many with restored or replica forts, barracks and weaponry and colourful re-enactment events—echo cannon and rifle fire from standoffs beginning with 17th-century conflicts with First Nations people, through the Seven Years’ War and the War of 1812, and ending with the late-19th-century North-West Rebellion with the Métis people. (more…)