Construction on Fort Scaur began in the late 1800s. The British were concerned that American forces might want to take over the Royal Dockyard so they established this inland fort as a means of added defense.
Today the fort is a major historic attraction, and its adjoining park will appeal to historians and nature lovers alike. One of the interesting features of the fort is how it's now used to blend in with the surroundings. For example, its dry moat has been turned into an extensive flower bed. Many visitors come to explore the grounds as well as the battlements of the fort.
Located in Hamilton City at the intersection of Front Street and Queen Street, the Birdcage is a... Read more