Fort Chippawa 1791 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Fort Chippawa 1791

Built to protect the southern end of the Niagara portage road, Fort Chippawa (also called Fort Welland) originally consisted of a log blockhouse surrounded by a stockade. Before the fort was abandoned sometime after the War of 1812, a barracks, storehouse, officers' quarters and earthworks had been added.

Location

In the park on the north bank of the Welland River near the site of the former fort, Chippawa

Region: Niagara Falls and Region

County/District: Regional Municipality of Niagara

Municipality: City of Niagara Falls

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