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Day Tripping: May 27

Invasions and Incidents

By Chappel, Alonzo, 1828–1887, Public Domain

Surprise Attack

As a heavy fog lifted over Lake Ontario in 1813, an American fleet launched an amphibious assault on Fort George in the Niagara region of Upper Canada, sending the sparse British defenders scrambling for safer ground. The strategic advantage of the lake’s western edge was a focal point for a change in fortunes for US efforts. One month earlier…

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