Old Fort Erie (Ontario, Canada) is the oldest British Fort in Ontario (built in 1764 during Pontiac’s Rebellion). It has been restored and a museum added to share the long history of the Fort and this area.
Perched on the north shore of Lake Erie on land that originally belonged to the Onguiaahra & Chonnonton First Nations (called “The Neutral Nation” by early French explorers for their peaceful relations with their neighbours the Petun, Huron, Wenro, Kakwa, Erie, Andasté, Massawomek & Iroquois First Nations). The Chonnonton (lit. “Keepers Of The Deer”) land was rich in flint deposits – useful for tools & weapons – and a good source of trade. Continue reading “Old Fort Erie” »