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Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada

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100 Laird Ave., Amherstburg, Ontario N9V 1X5 Canada
(519) 736-5416

Fort Malden, formally known as Fort Amherstburg, is a defense fortification located in Amherstburg, Ontario. It was built in 1795 by Britain in order to ensure the security of British North America against any potential threat of American Invasion.

Fort Malden is the location of a historic meeting between Major General Sir Isaac Brock and Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, the British stronghold on the Detroit frontier during the War of 1812 and the Rebellions of 1837-38, and the site of the longest American occupation on Canadian soil.

Fort Malden National Historic Site, in Amherstburg, Ontario opens a fascinating doorway into Canada’s early military history.

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August 2017

Art by The River 2017

August 26 @ 10:00 am - August 27 @ 5:00 pm

Amherstburg Art by The River, Windsor Essex County’s original art and craft show is celebrating it’s 51st year on August 26-27, 2017, at Fort Malden in support of the Gibson Gallery.

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September 2017

Windsor Essex Harvest Festival 2017

September 8 @ 5:00 pm - September 10 @ 1:00 am

The 2nd Annual Windsor Essex Harvest Festival takes place at Fort Malden National Historic Site in Amherstburg on September 8 & 9, 2017.

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