Haunted Bertie Hall and the Underground Railroad in Niagara

On the corner of Phipps St. and Niagara Blvd in Fort Erie stands a Greek Revival mansion named Bertie Hall. A legendary Niagara home with a long history, Bertie Hall was a safe house to slaves escaping into Canada via the Underground Railroad.  The house has seen many lives pass through its doors and tales…

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The Story of Josiah Henson and His Escape to Niagara

Josiah Henson was a black man born into slavery in Maryland, USA on June 15, 1789.  He is a popular figure in Niagara history and the history of the Underground Railroad to Freedom.  His journey to Niagara was long and arduous and included unimaginable experiences that he circumvented and conquered. In his narrated autobiography which…

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Old Fort Erie Niagara Ontario

On the Canadian shores of the magnificent Niagara River, which connects Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, stands an old fort that has a long history of protection and preservation. This is Old Fort Erie, sometimes referred to for student education and in historical journals as Fort Erie National Historic Site of Canada. Forts are often…

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Vineland Estates Winery Savour the Wine and the Vineyards

Vineland Estates Winery is one of the oldest wineries in the Niagara Region. Savour the experience of the vineyards, restaurant, and wines, as you step into the past.

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Queenston Heights Park The Top of Niagara

Sitting at the top of the Niagara Escarpment in the village of Queenston in Niagara-on-the-Lake you’ll find Queenston Heights park. A blissful place full of history, gardens, and magical views overlooking the Niagara River.

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