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Niagara Falls History Museum

This past July the Niagara Falls History Museum revealed the new Ferry Street museum and all the hard work that has gone into the renovations. Not only does the museum look wonderful but it also offers some great programming to the city of Niagara Falls. There are currently three galleries in the museum for us to […]

War of 1812 Niagara Bicentennial

This year marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the Niagara region has lots planned to celebrate the 200 years of peace that arose after the war. On Friday June 15th at Fort George there will be a opening celebration with military bands, musket and cannon demos and of course food and wine! […]

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at the McFarland House

Everyone knows that mothers deserve a special day for all the hard work that they do for their children and finding some just as special to do with them on Mother’s Day can be difficult. This year the McFarland House is hosting a special Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea on Sunday May 13th, however after reading […]

Lt. Governor’s New Year’s Levee – Fort George

As the first event of the bicentennial of the War of 1812, this is the perfect way to bring in the New Year, the Lt. Governor’s New Year’s Levee. This event will be taking place at the historic site of Fort George and visitors will have the chance to tour the buildings and all the […]

Laura Secord Homestead Tour

If Niagara history is what you’re into, then a visit to the Laura Secord Homestead is right up your alley. Amber and I had the pleasure of getting a tour by an old high school friend of mine and he was awesome! All the staff is so knowledgeable about the house and the artifacts within […]

Lundy’s Lane Battlefield Cemetery

History is told, felt, and re-lived around the world, but not everyone can say that history occured in their own backyard; Niagara Falls can. Niagara Falls is filled with famous heroes and heroines that fought for many of the things that we take for granted. And what a better place to pay our respects then to walk through the […]

A Family Day in Niagara Falls- Queenston Heights

If you’re looking for the perfect place to spend the day; picnicking, biking, playing tennis and hanging out with the family in Niagara, then Google no more. Amber and I have found it, Queenston Heights! Although the main attraction to Queenston Heights is often the historical significance in Niagara, we felt that this was really […]

Things to do in Niagara- Fort George

The Niagara region is rich with history, from Fort Erie to Niagara-on-the-Lake, and there are many historic sites, churches, military forts, and architecture dedicated to exploring it. Niagara-on-the-Lake and Fort Erie were both sites of significant battles during the War of 1812. That’s exactly why Amber and I decided to start our adventures visiting Fort George. […]