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Parks Canada - Fort Wellington National Historic Site of Canada
Region of Operation: Prescott, Ontario
Telephone: 613-925-2896
E-mail: ont-wellington@pc.gc.ca
Web Site: www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/on/wellington/index.aspx
Description: Fort Wellington was built during the War of 1812 to defend the St. Lawrence River shipping route between Montreal and Kingston from possible attack by the United States. The fort that visitors see today was a result of another threat of invasion during the Rebellions of 1837-39.



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