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This day in our history

Provided by the Fort Erie Museum

1852 - Bertie Township Council passes a motion to petition the Governor General for separation of the Counties of Lincoln and Welland. (FEHM Files, Bertie Township Council Minutes)

1866 - A Canadian intelligence agent working in Buffalo sends a telegram to the British Consul reporting the presence of “many strange military men” in the city. (Fighting for Canada: Seven Battles 1758–1945, Donald F. Graves, ed., 2000, p. 141)

1927 - Kenneth (Scottie) Millar of Fort Erie becomes the first foot passenger to cross the Peace Bridge. He crossed both ways while playing the bagpipes. (FEHM Files)

Let us take you for a tour

  • Committee of Adjustment-Current Minor Variance Application Hearings
  • Committee of Adjustment-Consent Application Hearing
  • Events
  • Ask A Dietitian (5/29)
  • Opening Day at Fort Erie Race Track (5/30)
  • Twilight Racing & Free Concert Series (5/30)
  • Let's Get Cooking (5/30)
  • Bridges CHC Social Group (5/30)
  • Bridges CHC- Diabetes Hot Topics (6/1)
  • Artist Discovery Exhibit Spring 2017 (6/3)
  • Canada 150 Mosaic Project (6/6)
  • Quit Smoking Group (6/6)
  • Canada 150 Mosaic Project (6/7)
  • An Evening of Hope featuring the Paul James Band (6/10)
  • Fort Erie Corporate Challenge 2017 (6/11)
  • Bridges CHC- Social Group (6/13)
  • Park Day with the Ontario Early Years Centre (6/14)
  • What Every Senior Should Know (6/14)