Museum web site currently under construction
Fort Erie Historical Museum
This museum is housed in the 1874 Bertie Township Hall. It houses exhibits including an 11,000 year old archaeology collection; the Battle of Ridgeway and the Fenian Raids; Hometown Sacrifices - Fort Erie during the War Years; Early Villages and Settlement; as well as a public archives with genealogy and local history information.
Fort Erie Museum Services also operates the Fort Erie Railroad Museum which is open daily from late May until early September. It is located on Central Ave. north of Gilmore Road in Fort Erie.
Look for our updated web site this summer with new interactive features!
Many Voices II
Many Voices II: A Collective History of Greater Fort Erie is our comprehensive collection of historical essays, stories and pictures published by the Fort Erie Historical Museum.
This is the revised edition of Many Voices which became a Canadian bestseller. It includes new chapters, updated stories from the first book as well as over 200 new photographs.
Many Voices II is actually 49 separate books bound together in one volume. Researched and written by over 40 people, this book is an entertaining and knowledgeable portrait of a community.
People are the focus of our history, from Natives to early settlers, military conflicts, hard times and good times. This book brings their accomplishments and the conditions they faced to life. With a complete index of names, it has become a valuable reference tool for researchers and genealogists, educators and historians.
Whether you are a new resident or a fifth generation descendant, Many Voices II will be your indispensable guide to the history of greater Fort Erie.
Available at the Fort Erie Historical Museum, the Town Hall in Fort Erie or by mail for $34.95.