Ontario Military History
Ontario is full of military history, from the sites of famous battles to fortifications and museums there is something for everyone. There are sites ranging from historic forts dating back to the War of 1812, retired naval vessels, and museums covering all of Canada’s military history together. These sites are spread throughout the southern part of Ontario.
Birthplace of the Canadian Infantry located at Wolseley Barracks.
Burlington Heights, where Dundurn Castle and the Hamilton Military Museum now stand, was o...
A starboard side view, HMCS Haida National Historic Site
Fort York is a 43-acre national historic site located in the heart of downtown Toronto. R...
A soldier standing guard with the parade square and Hough House in the background
Drill, musket and artillery demonstration; 41st Regiment of Foot.
Fort Erie, Ontario
A War of 1812 National Historic Site
National and provincial historic site commemorating Willow Depot and the Nine Mile Portage
Hilton Beach, Ontario
Visit the ruins of the War of 1812.
Kingston Fortifications National Historic Site of Canada is located in and around the harb...
Visit Fort Henry, a 19th-century British military fortress situated on Point Henry between...
Fort used as defense against the U.S. during the conflicts of 1812 and 1837-38.
Visit the Battle of the Windmill National Historic site to see one of Canada’s most hist...
Museum featuring dozens of Canadian military planes and aviation exhibits.
London, Ontario to Hamilton, Ontario
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Lunenburg, Nova Scotia to Richmond, British Columbia 5 places
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Banff, Alberta to Rycroft, Alberta 5 places
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