Skirmishes at the Canard River - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Skirmishes at the Canard River

The skirmishes that took place between British and American troops on the Canard River in July 1812 were the first encounters of any consequence on the western front in the War of 1812.

Location

On County Road 18, at the bridge over the Canard River, about 8 km north of Amherstburg

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Essex

Municipality: Town of Amherstburg

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