Category Archives: Introduction

Route 1812

As a lasting legacy to commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, a historic driving trail has been developed throughout Southern Ontario. Historians, students and researchers have spent nearly two years gathering the stories of places and people involved in the war that preserved Upper Canada. This mobile app will guide you along the original […]

A Prelude to War

The War of 1812, like countless wars before and since, was the result of many long-standing disputes intensified by several immediate events. Ultimately, the United States declared war on Great Britain in the Canadian territory following increased animosity between the two nations over naval dominance and international trading rights. In order to halt American trade with Napoleonic France, […]

Map Legend

Trails DARK GREEN – The York Road RED – The Head of the Lake Loop LIGHT BLUE – The Detroit Path LIGHT GREEN – The Longwoods Road PURPLE – The Tecumseh Parkway DARK BLUE – Talbot Trail PINK – Long Point Trail BROWN – Grand River Trail ORANGE – The Iroquios Trail