Situated along the north shore of Lake Huron east of Sault Ste. Marie, Fort St. Joseph was a thriving community of soldiers, fur traders, Indian Department officials and Aboriginal people. Once the most westerly outpost of British North America, the garrison provided a vital military presence on the upper Great Lakes, strengthened the Aboriginal alliance and supported the fur trade. Come and discover what life was like at this strategic location from 1796 to the War of 1812. Visitors may explore the ruins of the old fort, enjoy a picnic, walk the nature trails and discover the history of Fort St. Joseph in the museum. Enjoy the site at you own leisure or join an expert interpreter on a guided site tour.
799 Old Fort Road
St. Joseph Island, Ontario P0R 1J0