Tag Archives: Upper Great Lakes

1812 – Part 14: Discovery Harbour and Penetanguishene

Even though the Treaty of Ghent had been signed at the conclusion of the War of 1812, the British were still concerned that the … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 11: The Sinking of the Nancy

A former Canadian fur trading vessel, HMS Nancy was the only ship left in the Upper Great Lakes after the Battle of Lake Erie. … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 10: Relief of Fort Michilimackinac

Following the Battle of Lake Erie when the British fleet was defeated by the Americans, Fort Michilimackinac in the Mackinaw Straits was isolated. The … Continue reading

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