Today in History: Old Fort Niagara Captured

Old Fort Niagara

Today in History–December 19–the Library of Congress features the capture of Old Fort Niagara on this day in 1813. Learn more about this battle between American and British forces in the War of 1812 by reviewing the Today in History section, then click the links below for primary sources related to the fabulous Niagara Falls and New York.

Fort Niagara primary source set

Today in History: War of 1812 background and primary source collections

Today in History: Ice Jam on the Niagara background and primary source collections

State Spotlight: New York primary source collections