Saturday, August 19, 2017
Dundurn National Historic Site
Dundurn Castle is built on the history of the War of 1812. Burlington Heights, where the Castle now stands, was occupied by the British military from 1813 until 1815. Your journey will begin at The Hamilton Military Museum to uncover the history surrounding the property. Discover evidence of military fortifications as the tour takes you outdoors to The Hamilton Cemetery and Dundurn Park. The guided tour will end with a look inside Dundurn Castle focusing on the 1812 architectural features that Sir Allan MacNab later incorporated into his well-known home. NOTE: This tour contains outdoor components; please come dressed for the weather and for walking on uneven terrain.
Ages: 10 and up.
Cost: $20 per person. Pre-registration is required.