Fort William Historical Park

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Fort William Historical Park, known as Old Fort William, was a trading center for fur trade in 1815. After the American War of Independence, the British and Canadian fur traders used the site to shun US trade taxes. Today, the monument is well preserved as a historic destination, complete with 42 historic buildings, a recreated Ojibwa village and a farm. It showcases the trade culture of that era. Certain craftsmen like blacksmiths, canoe builders and tradesmen live here. A popular event is the 'Great Rendezvous' that recreates the annual meeting of fur traders and is widely attended by people from Canada and the United States.

Location:  1350 King Road

Business hours:  Mo-Su 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.