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This day in our history

Provided by the Fort Erie Museum


1795 - Elizabeth Simcoe, wife of Governor Simcoe records in her diary that “the verdure is greater [in Fort Erie] than I have seen in Canada and being unaccustomed to Green without being enriched by warm brown tints it gave me such an idea of damp and Cold that I immediately put on a fur tippet & thought it quite uncomfortable.” (Mrs. Simcoe's Diary, Mary Quayle Innis ed., Toronto: MacMillan of Canada, 1965, pp. 163–164)


1814 - 150 British officers and men along with 3 U.S. Infantry men die in the Siege of Fort Erie and are buried in a mass grave. Their remains were discovered during the restoration of Historic Fort Erie in 1938–39. (Stone Memorial and Plaque at Fort Erie)


1925 - Erie Beach holds an International Peace Bridge Celebration, “The Greatest Day in the History of the Niagara Frontier;” 45,000 attend. (The Bridgeburg Review, Aug. 27, 1925)


1931 - Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce and the Bridgeburg Lions Club sponsor a picnic at Erie Beach for all the children in Fort Erie and Bridgeburg. (FEHM Files, Municipal Government)

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Announcements
  • Town Advertising - Aug 18
  • Zavitz Municipal Drain Engineers Report
  • Media Release - Fort Erie Emerald Ash Borer program in full effect
  • St. John's Drain Marsh Engineer's Report
  • Wintemute Street CLOSED at Central Avenue
  • Central Avenue Bridge Construction Starts Friday, March 27, 2015
  • Events
  • Shows in the Sugarbowl (8/27)
  • Church on the Beach (8/28)
  • Bridgeburg Farmers' Market (8/30)
  • Crystal Beach Music Shuffle (9/2)
  • End of Summer Parade (9/3)
  • Church on the Beach (9/4)
  • Labour Day (Town Hall Closed) (9/5)
  • Council-in-Committee (Planning and Development Services Subdivision) (9/6)
  • Bridgeburg Farmers' Market (9/6)
  • Regular Council (9/12)
  • Bridgeburg Farmers' Market (9/13)
  • 2nd Annual Taste of Fort Erie (9/17)
  • Council-in-Committee (Corporate and Community Services and Infrastructure Services Subdivisions) (9/19)
  • Bridgeburg Farmers' Market (9/20)
  • Bertie Historical Society (9/21)