Historical Overview

Four historical images from the War of 1812.

Learn about the beginning of the War until the signing of the Treaty of Ghent, particularly major battles and important events, its heroes, as well as the major figures.

Dig deeper into the history by reading these interesting facts on the War of 1812.

What happened on June 18, 1812? What was the outcome of the Battle of the Thames on October 5, 1813?  For answers to these questions and more, visit the Canadian Register of Historic Places comprehensive War of 1812  timeline.

Visit the Canadian Register of Historic Places for the comprehensive War of 1812 timeline.

War of 1812 map
To learn more about the War of 1812, also visit www.eighteentwelve.ca