First Port of Call • Brockville TALL SHIPS™ 1812 Tour

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First Port of Call • Brockville TALL SHIPS™ 1812 Tour

Time: June 14, 2013 to June 16, 2013
Location: Brockville
City/Town: Brockville
Website or Map: http://www.tallshipsbrockvill…
Phone: 613-342-8772
Event Type: 1812 signature event, 1813
Organized By: Tall Ships - 1812 Committee
Latest Activity: on Monday

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Event Description

Historical sailing vessels will descend upon Brockville June 14-16, 2013. A must see event, Brockville will be the First Port of Call for a major Pan Provincial tour with:

  • 10 Ships from Canada, the USA and Norway
  • Tours & dinner cruises on the tall ships
  • Classic Boats; 1000 Islands Jazz & Blues Festival; 1000 Islands Wine & Food Festival
  • A Free Concert by Great Lake Swimmers
  • Parks Canada War of 1812 Exhibits
  • Huge Fireworks display set to the 1812 Overture…with ship cannon fire!

The TALL SHIPS™ 1812 Tour is a Pan Provincial event that will travel throughout Ontario during the summer of 2013, commemorating the bicentennial for the War of 1812. 16 ports will participate in this event which is produced in partnership with the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE™ Great Lakes 2013 series.  


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Comment by GONE WRONG on March 28, 2013 at 3:25pm

Our folk duet has created an 1812 showcase. Yes folk music did exist in this era (not everyone was sitting around listenning to fife's drums and pipes). Some of our original recordings, about the 1812 era, now reside in the Canadian National Archives. We have performed this showcase live at 3 major 1812 festivals: 1. The Governor Generals visit to the Brock Monument in Queenston Heights,  2. The Capture of Detroit 1812 Fest of Windsor, 3. Roots to Boots 1812 Fest of Amherstburg. If anyone is interested in a live performance, by our duet, we can be contacted at:   


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