MilitaryHeritage.com is both a
commercial website and a portal to free stories about
people, places, events
and objects from our shared
Started in 1995, the site has grown and
changed since then.
One part of it grew so much in
content it was necessary to start its own website:
Today it is one of the top sites
in the world on that subject.
Access Heritage Inc is
our company name.
Our company's mission has
not changed since we started:
Access Heritage Inc (formerly
known as "The Discriminating General")provides an exclusive line of top-quality military heritage
products for museums and the selective collector. Products range from
custom-made replicas to historical advisor services for museums and the
film industry, and stock military reproductions.
Access Heritage Inc (formerly The Discriminating General)
is committed to museum ethics, and to thorough research and customer
education on its entire product line."
--Mission Statement, 1995 Business Plan.
In short we put history in your
hands so you can tell a story about or simply appreciate
events of the past. After decades of hard work we
have become a world leader in what we do.
we owe this achievement to?
They believe in us and we are thankful and honoured to service them.
Serve You we have moved to a new Shared Corporate Warehouse and
Shipping Facility in Ottawa!
Climatically controlled and designed for drive-in
loading by UPS. All this for quick and safe handling of your
purchase. (sorry no pickups.)
2016: Now shipping part of our inventory from
Ogdensburg, NY, USA (45 minutes south of Ottawa)
Founder of Access Heritage Inc,
Robert Henderson has been in the field of Heritage a long time.
Starting in the National Historic Sites system in 1983, Mr
Henderson worked at the National Archives and as Military
Curator for Parks Canada before starting this company in 1995.
Loyalty, honour and family are his core values and he has
dedicated his life to preserving and promoting our shared
history. He lives in Ottawa with his wonderful wife Renée
and good-natured son Sébastien.
Mr Henderson with uniformed mannequins before being
installed in a Regimental Museum Exhibit in 2018
Nominated by the Prime
Minister of Canada for his work in preserving and promoting
military heritage, Robert Henderson was the recipient of the
Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013. Mr Henderson was
also the co-recipient of the Canadian Royal Heritage Award in
2012. Between 2013 and 2014 Mr Henderson had the honour of
being the historian for the new 1812 National War Monument
erected on Parliament Hill. All historic items used by the
sculptor were provided by Access Heritage Inc.