On Feb. 22, 1813, Lt. Col. Red George Macdonnell and the Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles crossed the frozen St. Lawrence River to defeat their American rivals, the First U.S. Rifle Regiment.The battle will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday on Lighthouse Point, directly across the St. Lawrence River from the Prescott waterfront. Fort Wellington will set the battles in motion by firing an 18- pounder from the ramparts.See More
"I am the Interpretation Coordinator at Fort Wellington National Historic Site in Prescott, Ontario. This means I am responsible for interpretive programming at the site which includes education programs, the costume program, and the…"
Celebrate the War of 1812 bicentennial with the grand opening of a new Visitor’s Centre.Visit the wreck of an 1812 gunboat.Explore the historic fort garrisoned with authentic 1812 re-enactment units including the Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry.Experience one of Upper Canada’s best preserved British forts.…See More