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  • A :
    43.122587208507
    -79.201446190469
    Battle of Beaverdams Park
    Main Park Gate: Sullivan Avenue at Towpath Street or the Parking Lot: Ormond Street South at Portland Street
    Thorold, Ontario

    (905) 227-1148
    Battle of Beaverdams Park
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    Thorold
    Main Park Gate: Sullivan Avenue at Towpath Street or the Parking Lot: Ormond Street South at Portland Street Thorold, Ontario (905) 227-1148
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    The Thorold Discovery Walk pamphlet says this historical ten acre passive park was created in 1976 on the in filled channel of the second Welland Canal, but despite the name it's not the site of the ...
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  • B :
    43.16373
    -79.455657
    Beamsville Aerodrome

    Beamsville, Ontario
    L0R 1B1
    905 563 8205
    Beamsville Aerodrome
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    Beamsville
    Beamsville, Ontario L0R 1B1 905 563 8205
    The Beamsville Aerodrome was an important airfield in World War I. In 1917 the Royal Flying Corps was faced with a difficult decision; the Corps would train in Texas during the winter of 1917 a ...
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  • C :
    43.24845450070
    -79.07760831380
    Butler's Barracks

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    (905) 468-4257
    Butler's Barracks
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    Niagara-on-the-Lake
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario (905) 468-4257
    After the War of 1812, Upper Canada built the Butler Barrack's southwest of Fort George to avoid any future attacks from the American contingent. Once functioning as the site of government buildings ...
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  • D :
    43.25137304790
    -79.09057419150
    Butler's Burial Grounds Historic Site

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    (905) 468 3266
    Butler's Burial Grounds Historic Site
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    Niagara-on-the-Lake
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario (905) 468 3266
    The site is known as where Colonel John Butler lays; it features two plaques commemorating him and his troops. Colonel John Butler was an instrumental force in alliance between Natives and the Britis ...
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  • E :
    43.259339
    -79.073407
    Coloured Corps' Story at Fort Mississauga

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    L0S 1J0
    Coloured Corps' Story at Fort Mississauga
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    Niagara-on-the-Lake
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0
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    Fort Mississauga is located on the same grounds as the Niagara-on-the-Lakes Golf Club. Its location has a long history during the War of 1812. After the Americans captured Fort George, the creatio ...
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  • F :
    43.10764935860
    -79.25026852590
    DeCew House

    Thorold, Ontario

    905-227-1911
    DeCew House
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    Thorold
    Thorold, Ontario 905-227-1911
    DeCew House was the destination for Laura Secord when she set out on her celebrated trek from Queenston over the rough terrain of the Niagara Escarpment in June of 1813 to warn the British military ...
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  • G :
    43.107649358600000
    -79.250268525900000
    DeCew Town

    , Ontario

    DeCew Town
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    , Ontario
    The vanished hamlet of DeCew Town was located along the edge of the Niagara Escarpment between DeCew House and DeCew Falls. Settler John DeCew built several mills on 200 acres of land he pur ...
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  • H :
    43.198479499866
    -79.55463765319
    Engagement at the Forty
    447 Elizabeth Street
    Grimsby, Ontario

    (905) 309-0796
    Engagement at the Forty
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    Grimsby
    447 Elizabeth Street Grimsby, Ontario (905) 309-0796
    In 1812 the United State declared War on Britian and began by attacking Canada from three points, one being Niagara. In 1813 the Engagement at the Forty, occured. A plaque commemorating the event w ...
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  • I :
    43.26149565040
    -79.07670507180
    Fort Mississauga
    143 Front Street
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    L0S 1J0
    (905) 468-4257
    Fort Mississauga
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    Niagara-on-the-Lake
    143 Front Street Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0 (905) 468-4257
    Fort Mississauga is located on the grounds of Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club. It is the oldest golf course in North America! A pedestrian trail starts at the corner of Simcoe and Front streets and le ...
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  • J :
    43.12183285126607
    -79.19525180953717
    Kissing Rock
    50 Chapel Street South
    Thorold, Ontario
    L2V 2C6
    (905) 227-6613
    Kissing Rock
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    Thorold
    50 Chapel Street South Thorold, Ontario L2V 2C6 (905) 227-6613
    Located outdoors, next to the Lock 7 Viewing Complex, the Kissing Rock is steeped in legend from the past. In the present, many travelers come yearly to kiss at the Kissing Rock. It is home to the Lon ...
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  • K :
    43.252771
    -79.066906
    Mary Henry's Story at Fort George

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    L0S 1J0
    (905) 468-4257
    Mary Henry's Story at Fort George
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    Niagara-on-the-Lake
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0 (905) 468-4257
    Fort George was not only a defensive and strategic area for the British soldiers during the War of 1812, but also an area of protection for the wives and children of the British soldiers. During t ...
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  • L :
    43.193592201202
    -79.566260195014
    Parade Square
    6 Murray Street
    Grimsby, Ontario
    L3M 4G5
    (905) 309-0796
    Parade Square
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    Grimsby
    6 Murray Street Grimsby, Ontario L3M 4G5 (905) 309-0796
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    The park in front of the Grimsby Museum was the heart of the 19th century settlement of The Forty, named after the nearby creek flowing down the Niagara Escarpment. At one time extending farther nort ...
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  • M :
    43.088369
    -79.096665
    Sir Gordon Drummond's Story at Lundy's Lane

    Niagara Falls, Ontario
    L2G 1T1
    Niagara Falls City Hall (905) 356-7521
    Sir Gordon Drummond's Story at Lundy's Lane
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    Niagara Falls
    Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 1T1 Niagara Falls City Hall (905) 356-7521
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    The story of Sir Gordon Drummond begins in July 1814, when British and Canadian forces under the command of Drummond engaged in a short but deadly battle against American forces. The site of Lundy ...
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  • N :
    43.194003
    -79.581796
    Stone Shop
    266 Main Street West
    Grimsby, Ontario
    L3M 1S5
    Stone Shop
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    Grimsby
    266 Main Street West Grimsby, Ontario L3M 1S5
    The Stone Shop was built in 1800 by Allan Nixon as a blacksmith shop where both British and American forces had their horses shod and equipment repaired. The building was used as Grimsbys first ...
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