American forces commandeered this building in July 1812 after hostilities broke out with the United States. The house, which served as American headquarters and subsequently the British artillery base during the War of 1812, is also where the final engagement of the Upper Canada Rebellion took place in 1838. Artifact storage area tours at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
- Partial wheelchair access
- National Historic Site (Canada)
- Site has blue and gold provincial plaque
Contact info254 Pitt Street West
ArchitectureYear built: 1812 (foundations)
Building type: Historical landmark, Museum
Dates/hours openSaturday September 22 – Sunday September 23, 2018
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.