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2001 population: 28,143
 (Source:
Statistics Canada)

Fort Erie is a town in the province of Ontario. It is on the Niagara River, across from Buffalo, NY.
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Former and merged community names include:
· Bridgeburg
· Waterloo
· Fort Erie Mills
· Fort Erie Rapids
· Sandy Town
· Victoria
· International Bridge
Sixteen hundred Fenians, planning to conquer Canada in order to trade it with Britain for a free Ireland, came ashore here in 1866. They were repulsed, but only after they defeated two small Canadian forces.

Local festivals include:
· Celtic Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fort Erie web sites and events links in the sections below.
Peace Bridge
Historic sites and museums: Fort Erie Historical Museum, Ridgeway Battlefield, Fort Erie Railroad Museum
Listed places in Fort Erie:
 Communities (1)
 Hotels (3)
 Museums (2)
 Newspapers (1)
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Fort Erie Web sites
 Fort Erie local government
 Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce
 Fort Erie tourism

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 Ontario genealogy page (GenWeb)
 Ontario genealogical society
 Canadian Genealogy Centre
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 Upper and Lower Canada marriage bonds

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  1911 census

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  Land:
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 Fort Erie museums


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 Fort Erie festival web sites:
  Friendship Festival

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Government
 Fort Erie local government Web site
 Ontario provincial government

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 Library & Archives Canada
 Heritage Canada

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Newspapers in Fort Erie include Fort Erie Times

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