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Fort Malden National Historic Site


The War of 1812 and the Rebellions of 1838 leap off pages of history books at Fort Malden, where you can tour an authentic fort, learn to fire a musket, mortar or cannon, and enjoy an enlisted man’s lunch at the Soldier’s Cookhouse. Enlist the kids at Fort Malden’s Day Camp where the activities will include 1812-style cooking lessons and crafts, authentic costume play and much more.

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Get a Bang Out of Fort Malden!
Imagine the life of a British soldier as you experience an exciting demonstration of the blast of a musket on the Parade Square at Fort Malden National Historic Site near Amherstburg, Ontario.
Chow Down at Fort Malden
Dig into a bowl of hearty beef stew with a big chunk of fresh bread, just like the soldiers of Fort Malden did during the Rebellions of 1838. It’s a delicious way to learn in the authentic Soldier’s Cookhouse.
Enlist The Troops in Fort Malden’s Day Camp
Fort Malden Day Camp is looking for adventurous young recruits to enjoy fun-filled experiences such as learning to cook 1812-style, dressing in period costumes, exploring an actual fort of the 19th century and much more.

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