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Private, Custom Historical Tour (War of 1812) Niagara Falls-Niagara-on-the-Lake

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History buffs and scenery lovers will enjoy our tour of Niagara's most interesting historical sites. This area is not only beautiful, but is historically significant.

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DEAL FEATURED AND CHARGED IN US CURRENCY.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Old Fort Erie, 350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario L2E 6T2 Canada

Old Fort Erie is the place where crucial battles in the War of 1812 took place. First Nations and British troops were allies there fighting the invading American forces. Costumed actors and guides will explain the history of the battles. You will explore the barracks and buildings where the soldiers lived and slept. You will hear the tales about the deceased soldiers and residents who reportedly still walk the hallowed grounds and buildings.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Chippawa Battlefield Park, Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2E 6T2 Canada

Chippawa Battlefield. These grounds were used as a vantage point for the British in the eventual repelling of the American invasion in the War of 1812. The Niagara Campaign of soldiers were engaged in the longest and most gruesome military operation here.

The "walking battlefield tour" will lay out the events leading up to, and the battle itself. You will be left with a new found appreciation of the 2,000 British, Canadian, and Native men who faced 3,500 American troops on July 5, 1814.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Brock's Monument National Historic Site, 14184 Niagara River Parkway, Queenston, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1L0 Canada

Brock's Monument at Queenston Heights where the Battle of Queenston Heights took place. This is where Major-General Sir Isaac Brock fought bravely alongside his men and made the ultimate sacrifice. The famous monument commemorates the final resting place of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock and his Aide-de-Camp John MacDonnell.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Laura Secord Homestead, 29 Queenston St, Queenston, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0 Canada

The Laura Secord Homestead. This is where the young girl Laura, whose bravery and quick thinking, played a pivotal role in the battle of Queenston Heights during the war of 1812. Laura resided here from the year 1803 to 1835. In October of 1812, Laura witnessed a surprise attack by invading American soldiers in Queenston. Summoning great courage, she ran from her home and walked for 32 kilometres to where British Generals were encamped to warn them of the unforeseen attack. In Laura's honour, her home has been restored to its former glory and you will see some of the original furniture that has been used to furnish the home. Chocolate named in honour of heroine Laura Secord is in the gift shop that is now part of this historic home.


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Fort George National Historic Site of Canada, 26 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0 Canada

Fort George which was the scene of several battles in the War of 1812. It is situated on the Niagara River across from Fort Niagara which is in New York State on the US side of the river.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Niagara on the Lake Heritage District, Queen St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0 Canada

The Old Town of Niagara-on-the Lake is a historical restoration village where the main street and most of the homes in the village have been restore to as they were in 1812. It is also known at the prettiest town in Canada. Visitors year round enjoy what this charming historic town has to offer.

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Food and Drink Added at Additional Cost through Picnix
  • Entry/Admission - Old Fort Erie


Exclusions
  • Admissions to activities and attractions. Meals. Tastings
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Chippawa Battlefield Park
  • Entry/Admission - Brock's Monument National Historic Site
  • Entry/Admission - Laura Secord Homestead
  • Entry/Admission - Fort George National Historic Site of Canada


Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Bed & Breakfasts, AirBnB's, Private Residences, All Niagara Region Hotels Motels and Inns



Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/22/2019 - 1/1/2022
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM


Duration
7 hours

Voucher Info
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