French and Indian War: 250th Anniversary
The New York State French and Indian War 250th Anniversary Commemoration Commission was established to raise awareness of this significant and fascinating period of American history.
Official War of 1812 Bicentennial Website
June 18, 1812, President James Madison and the United States Congress declared war on Great Britain. Battles raged across the continent from the Great Lakes to Louisiana for more than two years before peace was negotiated.
The Seven Year War
This site features many articles covering the French and Indian War, army life, biographies of people involved, information about reenactment units, and more.
New York Independence Trail
The trail from Fort Chambly, Quebec, to Staten Island provides a self-guided tour of more than 40 of the most important sites of the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars, from restored forts and government buildings to lesser-known sites.
Great Lakes Seaway Trail
The trail is a 454-mile scenic route paralleling Lake Erie, the Niagara River, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. Explore the unique “Museum Without Walls.” Brown & white War of 1812 signs leading to 42 historic sites interpreted with unique messages.
New York State Historical Area Markers
There are 139 large-format Historical Area Markers across the state. This inventory contains every marker by each region of the State.
Ontario Heritage Trust Plaques
More than 1000 Heritage Trust Plaques have been erected to promote an understanding of Ontario's past by interpreting significant heritage subjects. This index allows the user to search by theme, region, and keyword to find information on all of the plaques in the province.
Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec (French only)
Il témoigne de l'intérêt architectural, historique, archéologique, ethnologique ou esthétique des biens faisant partie du patrimoine du Québec.