1812 – Part 17: Aftermath – Fort Frederick


It’s the Aftermath of the War of 1812. Along with the Rideau Canal and Fort Henry, Fort Frederick is built as one of the Martello Towers in a unique interacting fire system aimed at protecting Upper Canada from a possible return of the Americans. Fort Frederick combines a variety of engineering elements to protect the soldiers and is remarkable in the world of Martello Towers for its “snow roof”. Its function today as the Royal Military College Museum features some intriguing artifacts.

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