The ratification of the Treaty of Ghent took place on February 17, 1815. This was re-enacted on the exact 200th anniversary at the same time of day-- in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
The Friends of Fort George, in partnership with the Niagara 1812 Legacy Council, brought the Treaty of Ghent signing to life on its 200th anniversary.
International Ecumenical Commemoration
St. Mark’s Anglican Church
Followed by a procession from St. Mark’s to the Niagara-on-the-Lake Court House
for a presentation to celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Ghent and 200 years of peace.