Battle of the Châteauguay National Historic Site
In addition to being an ideal excuse for discovering this enchanting corner of Quebec, a tour of the Battle of the Châteauguay National Historic Site will also help you better understand the actions that unfolded on the day that played such a decisive role in Canadian history. As well, it will reveal the ingenious strategies adopted by Charles-Michel de Salaberry.
Then, how about putting yourself in the place of a militiaman?
Come experience and discover the history of the Voltigeurs, heroes of the War of 1812, join in for the archaeology month, attend a presentation and demonstration comparing black powder firing of firearms in service in Canada from the 17th to the 19th centuries.
Visit to the Interpretation Centre
A visit to Battle of the Châteauguay National Historic Site will delight anyone interested in history, military strategy and genealogy!
Groomed Trail of the Battlefield
Take a trip through the history of this famous October 26, 1813 battle by exploring the archeological landscapes of the battlefield! Follow the groomed trail over a distance of more than 14 km between Ormstown and Howick, and relive this great feat of arms that took place along the Châteauguay River.