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Step Back In Time

Niagara begins here. Learn more about First Nations history, the blazing battles of the War of 1812, our role as a last stop on the Underground Railroad, and so much more at each of our heritage sites on the Niagara Parkway.

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Old Fort Erie

Old Fort Erie

Travel to the edge of the Niagara River in Fort Erie to experience the sights and sounds of a fort under siege at this War of 1812 National Historic Site.

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    Seasonal
    May - Oct
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    Approximate Duration
    90 min.
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Laura Secord Homestead

Laura Secord Homestead

Costumed interpreters provide guided tours of this historic home throughout the day and host several special events during the holiday season.

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    Seasonal
    Apr - Nov
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    Approximate Duration
    45 min.
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Mackenzie Printery

Mackenzie Printery

The restored home of rebel publisher William Lyon Mackenzie reveals 500 years of printing technology, amid the authentic ambience of a period print shop.

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    Seasonal
    May - Oct
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    Approximate Duration
    45 min.
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Battle of Chippawa

Battle of Chippawa

Niagara Parks acquired the site of the Battle of Chippawa in 1995 and has preserved 300 acres of this pristine battlefield, the last remaining site from the War of 1812.

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    Year-round
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    Approximate Duration
    30 min.
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McFarland House

McFarland House

Costumed interpreters provide guided tours of this historic home throughout the season and host several special events during the holidays.

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    Seasonal
    May - Oct
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    Approximate Duration
    45 min.
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Plaques & Markers

Plaques & Markers

Over 100 monuments and plaques that identify the landmarks, events and persons important to the history of the region are placed along the Niagara Parkway.

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    Year-round

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