Perrie and I made a quick trip up to Toronto/Niagara last weekend for some family functions, and while we were there we took a bit of time to explore Niagara-on-the-Lake. There are lots of interesting things to see there, but the coolest, unexpected find for us was definitely Fort Mississauga.
Fort Mississauga sits on the Canadian side of the Niagara River right at the entrance to Lake Ontario, and just half a mile away from it’s American counterpart, Fort Niagara. Fort Mississauga was built during the War of 1812 to replace Fort George which is a mile or so upstream. All that is left of the fort is the brick tower and star-shaped earthworks which, apparently, is the only one of its kind in Canada. If you want to know more about the history of the fort, I suggest looking here and here.