Niagara 1812: Return of the Fenian Shadow
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Take a trip into the past with Niagara 1812. Using your iPhone, you'll visit places and people from the War of 1812 and beyond. Choose Roam Mode, walk around historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada, and discover the stories that lie behind the bricks and mortar. Or choose Quest Mode, and solve a centuries-old mystery in an immersive adventure. With Niagara 1812, you carry history with you, in the palm of your hand.
Designed and developed by life-long Niagara residents, Niagara 1812 is available for both Niagara-on-the-Lake, and nearby Queenston.
Roam Mode - Explore at your leisure
Roam Mode knows where you are in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and can take you where you want to go. Interested in finding hidden-away Fort Mississauga? Want to locate the tavern, famous 200 years ago for refusing to serve alcohol, and offering up a potent rum cake instead? What about the location of the town's oldest heritage homes?
Or are you looking for Niagara-on-the-Lake's award-winning restaurants, boutique hotels and bed-and-breakfasts, Shaw Festival theatres, restrooms and parking, or world-class wineries? Roam Mode takes care of that too, giving you the information you need to make your visit complete. Selected by locals who know.
Quest Mode - Solve a mystery
An age-old mystery is waiting to be solved. Niagara 1812: Return of the Fenian Shadow leads you through town, helping you make discoveries about historic people and places along the way. Onboard applications let you reveal messages hidden in ancient maps, compare pictures from the past to the real thing in the present, and decode puzzles carved into buildings or the ground, a century or more ago.