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Historic Fort Willow

2714 Grenfel Road, Minesing, Springwater, Ontario, Canada
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Cool for a quick stop

We sometimes stop here when we are walking the Trans Canada trail, first time seeing a wooden wall... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Tom K
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Barrie, Canada
A Spontaneous Stop - Enjoyed By All

We found this place by chance and decided to give it a go! It was very quiet and an enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
offkiltertourist
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Barrie, Canada
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Oct 13, 2017
“Cool for a quick stop”
Aug 30, 2017
“A Spontaneous Stop - Enjoyed By All”
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2714 Grenfel Road, Minesing, Springwater, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We sometimes stop here when we are walking the Trans Canada trail, first time seeing a wooden wall of the for from the trail was a cool experience because we had no clue it was there. The novelty fades, but it is a cool place...More

Thank Tom K
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We found this place by chance and decided to give it a go! It was very quiet and an enjoyable afternoon for a hike. I've read many of the reviews about how little there is to see here and while I agree it has so...More

Thank offkiltertourist
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was participating in the re-enactment that took place September 30-October 1, 2016. The site has now been officially declared a heritage site by the provincial government. There was alot of positive feed back about the event.

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Reviewed 16 May 2016

We found this place was hard to find - the sign is set back from the road & only visible from 1 direction. There were no signs close to the attraction to suggest you were almost there, either. I knew from Trip A. that there...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2015

A nice, quiet place to visit and see some of the local history. The plaque gives you enough information to understand some of the reasons that there would be a fort here during the War of 1812. The partial restoration give a good glimpse of...More

Thank Stephen B
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Reviewed 14 May 2013

I can't really recommend visiting Fort Willow just for its own sake. It's an interesting historic landmark for sure, but quite sparse in terms of things to actually see. Sadly none of the original War of 1812 buildings are still standing. The walls of the...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2013

There is not a whole lot there building wise, but nice feel of history and quiet area for a quick walk

1  Thank CarrieHou76
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