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Commemorating the War of 1812

Fort George National Historic Site Fort George National Historic Site
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Parks Canada Places Resonate With History

Come feel the drama at our 200th anniversary events! Parks Canada sites tell the stories of the War of 1812, giving visitors a unique opportunity to relive the past and some of the most important moments of this fascinating period in our history.

Activities and Events

1812 On Tour Schedule

Canada 1812: Forged in Fire

Foged in Fire

Available on iTunes! All six episodes of Canada 1812: Forged in Fire are available for purchase from the iTunes store. Also, DVDs of the series are available for purchase from Longtail Distribution.Net.

For additional information about the series and to download the free digital comic book, visit canada-1812.ca.

Parks Canada, in collaboration with High Fidelity HDTV Media Inc., brings you six heroes who helped shape the identities of two nations. Canada 1812: Forged in Fire is a six-part series highlighting the life of real-life characters who played a crucial role in this influential period in North American history. The series tells the story of how a fiery conflict with an uncertain outcome brought forth unity, bravery and perseverance.