Nancy Island Historical Site / War of 1812
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Did you know that Wasaga Beach was the scene of a battle during the War of 1812? As we celebrate the 1812 Bi-Centennial over the next 3 years, learn more about the surprise attacks, the sinking of a British schooner and the brave actions of H.M.S. Nancy’s crew and more. An award winning movie, interpreters and a museum that resembles the sails of a ship will help you imagine the struggles of the Nancy. View the actual remains of the Nancy here. A replica lighthouse offers an interesting view of this historic site which has an intriguing array of special events from May to September. Don’t miss the wonderful re-enactment “Wasaga under Siege”. The Museum is open mid June to Labour Day daily and Labour Day to Thanksgiving weekends only.