Tag Archives: War of 1812

Toronto #12: Conflicts and Resolutions

Conflicts and Resolutions takes a look at Toronto’s involvement in times of War starting with Fort York an authentic War of 1812 site from … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 18: Aftermath — Military Settlements

The British Government has run out of money and rather than have the soldiers who have fought in the War of 1812 return home, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 16: Aftermath — Fort Henry

It’s the Aftermath of the War of 1812. In 1832 the British are still concerned that the Americans might return to attack Upper Canada. … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 15: Aftermath — Building the Rideau Canal

Although the War of 1812 is over there is still concern that the Americans might invade again and the British remain vulnerable to attack … Continue reading

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Toronto #10: The Story of Government House

The story of Ontario’s Government House and the official residences of the Lt. Governor from Simcoe’s tent to the first solid structure burned by … Continue reading

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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 13 – The Final Days of War at Fort Erie

For six weeks in the late summer of 1814 Fort Erie has the unenviable distinction of becoming Canada’s bloodiest battlefield.

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1812 – Part 12: The Siege of Fort Erie

Re-enactors portray the wives, nurses, surgeons, soldiers, suttlers, natives and officers who participated in the Siege of Fort Erie and tell some of 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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