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Fort Malden Opening Day 2019
May 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Celebrate the opening of Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada in Amherstburg for the season with lots of family fun on May 18, 2019. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the fort being open.
Get ready to dive deep into Canadian history and what life was like in the 1800s at Fort Malden!
Guided tours at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 3:30 pm.
Fort Malden will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
Fort Malden National Historic Site in Amherstburg, Ontario, commemorates 2 forts constructed on the same site by the British on the eastern bank of the Detroit River: Fort Amherstburg, constructed from 1796-99, and Fort Malden, built between 1815 and 1842. The forts were built to protect the Canadian border from American attack and during the War of 1812, Fort Amherstburg was the principal military base on LAKE ERIE.