Fort George

May 26, 2014 4:43 pm

1812_logo_blank11For a historical and educational trip to Niagara Falls make your way to Fort George.

Fort George was the headquarters for the Centre Division of the British Army during the War of 1812. Home to British regulars, local militia, aboriginal warriors and freed slaves, these historical monuments are still preserved to this day.

A visit to Fort George will be packed with tons to do and lots to learn. Learning Experiences include: Site Tours, Day Programs, Overnight Programs, educational pieces on the War of 1812 and Loyalists.

Don’t let the learning stop there, the historical site also offers experiences that will be unforgettable.

The ‘Hand on History’ at Fort George lets visitors dress like a British solider and fire a musket in this interactive program offered at Fort George. The loud marching bands, the smell of smoke and the period attire will leave you with an appropriate experience of the War of 1812.

The Proper Awesome Fort George Xplorer Program lets visitors explore Fort George on this fun filled experience filled with dress up, games, toys, puzzles and much more. With a chance to receive the Xplorer Certificate, you can become a certified Xplorer by completing the various activities located throughout the Fort.

The largest event that takes place at Fort George is the Canada Day celebration that includes activities throughout the day, music, food, fireworks and of course musket and cannon firings. This free event means you won’t have to break the bank to have a great Canada Day with the family!