DescriptionOne of the oldest settlements in southwestern Ontario, Amherstburg was laid out by Loyalists after the British evacuation of Detroit in 1796. The town was named for Lord Jeffrey Amherst, commander of the British forces in America at the time of their conquest of Canada.
Visitor InfoAmherstburg Visitor Information Centre 116 Sandwich St. N. AMHERSTBURG, ON N9V 2T7. Phone:(519)736-8320 or (800)413-9993
Things to SeeFort Malden National Historic Site