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We visited this battlefield site for a short 30 minutes with local friends. It is a very interesting site with a few interpretive boards for a quick read and one large board. In addition, there is a monument commemorating this battle with a listing of...More
Well worth the 30 minutes to visit this tourist stop to learn about the Fenian raides into Canada, which was a catalyst to confederation. For the geology buffs, the ridge that featured in the battle is related to the Onondaga limestone. For the botanical buffs,...More
I couldn’t find the Ridgeway Battlefield who was somewhere on Highway 3. My GPS brought me nowhere. Instead I kept looking to find it and eventually I did find it. It was worthwhile. Wow! There was so much information!
This is where the Feneans attacked...More
This is one of the spots that locals visit for a better understanding of our local history, and it's worth a visit if you are a fan of history and battle sites. There are plenty to visit in the region (Old Fort, Fort George, Queenston)...More
If you are in Ridgeway this weekend, don't miss out on this very historical event that includes a parade featuring military regiments, and much more.
RIDGEWAY JUNE 4 (Admission is free):
Parade (Ridge Road) – noon: Ridge Road to Hwy 3. (Military March from Crystal...More
The Ridgeway Battlefield is updated with new signs and displays that tells the important battle that drew the districts together to form a country that would be independent and safe from American invasion. It is not properly acknowledged for its importance but the Fort Erie...More
This monument is located directly on Garrison Rd. (Ont. 3) about 7 miles west of Ft. Erie. For those interested in Canadian, Irish and U.S. history it is worth the visit. A good map of the battle posted on site would add greatly to interpretation.