Watch the New
War of 1812 Heritage Minute:

Queenston Heights

At the Battle of Queenston Heights (October 13, 1812) Mohawk Chief John Norton and 80 Grand River warriors surprised hundreds of advancing American soldiers and skirmished with them for hours until reinforcements arrived and the battle was won.

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Get the New
War of 1812 T-shirts

A Project of
Historica Canada

These unique tees are adorned with four different popular personalities from the War of 1812: Laura Secord, Sir Isaac Brock, Tecumseh and Charles De Salaberry. All shirts are silkscreened on 100% Canadian cotton and preshrunk. Available in two colours, Chocolate and Naval Blue and in various men and woman sizes.

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Writing & Arts Challenge

Elementary, High School and University students can submit their writing and art pieces to the War of 1812 Writing & Arts Challenge. Students can win an iPad and other great prizes.

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