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Subject > Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications

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Type: Document
Description: This web page is devoted to the history of Fort Wellington from its construction as a defensive fortification on the St. Lawrence River to its designation as a National Historic Site in 1925.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The War of 1812 resulted in a re-evaluation of the strategic role to be played by Île aux Noix. The British colonial leaders decided to erect a major fortification in reaction to Fort Montgomery, which the Americans had begun building at Rouses Point, less than 15 km south of the island. This website has a description of the new fort, constructed between 1819 and 1829 and named Fort Lennox in honour of Charles Lennox, who died in 1819 during his term as Governor-in-Chief of British North America.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: During the War of 1812, Fort George served as the headquarters for the Centre Division of the British Army. It was destroyed by American artillery fire and captured during the Battle of Fort George in May 1813. The U.S. forces used the fort as a base to invade the rest of Upper Canada. This website has visitor information and links to more history about Fort George.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This page explains the factors that led to the huge losses of aboriginal land to colonial expansion during and after the War of 1812.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Under the British, between 1786 and 1812 a series of modifications and additional structures improved the defences of Québec. The Martello Tower, which had only recently been adopted as a defence work for the coast of Britain, was also introduced into Québec's defence system.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Established in 1793 on a bluff overlooking the harbour entrance, and expanded in the 19th and 20th centuries, York Redoubt was a key element in the defence of Halifax Harbour. This historic site is part of the Halifax Defence Complex.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Interactive Resource
Description: Help the ghost of Samuel de Champlain regain his memory of Canada`s national historic sites in an interactive game for younger children.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The construction of the canal at Coteau-du-Lac began in 1779 under the command of William Twiss.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Outlines the conditions that precipitated the American Revolution - the Revolution's outcome; the exodus of the remaining Loyalists from the United States to Canada; the disputes American troops have with First Nations; the emancipation of American slaves; Jay's Treaty; British ship Leopard' fires on American Chesapeake' in 1809; and other events.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The site at Coteau-du-Lac represented a major point of transit for British military logistics efforts. Between 1781 and 1814, the army developed large-scale infrastructures on the site, which testify to the importance the colonial authorities attached to improving and protecting transportation and communications along the route linking Montréal and Kingston.
Site: Parks Canada
 
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