Hull's Landing 1812 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Hull's Landing 1812

In the first American invasion of the western frontier in the War of 1812, Brigadier-General William Hull crossed the Detroit River with some 2,000 troops on July 12. Several skirmishes were fought on the Canard River, but by mid-August Hull and his men had retired to Detroit.

Location

On the grounds of the Hiram Walker Company, Riverside Drive East, the approximate site of the landing, Windsor

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Essex

Municipality: City of Windsor

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