Muskets, Cannons and Campfires return to invade Dunvegan commemorating the Bicentennial of The War of 1812. Check out the Fashion Show and tour the encampments of the British, Americans, Civilians and Native Allies all leading up to a pinnacle Battle that will be staged live daily at 3:00pm. For something different, 1812 reproductions are available for sale to the public by our visiting Sutlers.For more information contact Jim Mullin at …See More
With an aim of engaging new audiences in history, the Heritage Fair invites Regency re-enactors, English Country Dancers, Janeites and others to partake in living history. Programming includes: An English Country Dance WeekendA Guinness World Record AttemptWorkshops, such as Duelling 101, Dying in Battle, Period Cooking and How to Become an Accomplished LadyA SkirmishElection Re-enactment And MoreRe-enactors participating in the skirmish and offering an open camp experience will recieve meals,…See More
September 22, 2012 at 10am to September 23, 2012 at 3pm
War of 1812 Re-enactment WeekendHistory, 200 Years in the making!September 22 - 23, 2012 Saturday 10 am- 5 pm, Sunday 10 am - 3 pmThe Glengarry Light Infantry, Canadian Fencibles and other groups such as 1812 Civilians are setting up camp at the Museum to hold reenactments of the War of 1812. Learn how they…See More
"KUDOS TO JOE, LAURIE AND ALL THE STAFF, VOLUNTEERS AND 1812 REENACTORS WHO CAME TOGETHER TO MAKE THIS A FANTASTIC EVENT! TECUMSEH ON BOTH DAYS WAS A REAL HIT! WELL DONE ALL ROUND! I LOOK FORWARD TO PHOTOS OF THE EVENT BEING POSTED…"
"HEY LAURA, GREAT TO HEAR FROM YOU. GLAD YOU SIGNED UP FOR CELEBRATE 1812! GREAT THINGS HAPPENING FOR THE NEXT 3 YEARS. THE CAUSE CAN ALWAYS USE ANOTHER FORMER NORWESTER! BIG ONE IN GANANOQUE THIS WEEKEND. HOPE YOU CAN…"
You are invited to Lang Pioneer Village on Saturday & Sunday, August 18 & 19 from 10 am to 4 pm each day to take part in an exciting commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the 45th Anniversary of Lang Pioneer Village Museum. Learn about this pivotal moment in Canadian history- how the British, Canadian militia, and First Nations came together to repel invasion from our neighbours to the south. Learn the causes of the War, how women participated, why the First Nations…See More
War of 1812:Corps of Canadian VoyageursOriginally published byMilitary History magazine. Published Online: June 12, 2006 With all but a handful of British regulars tied down in the war raging in Europe against the 'Little Corporal' from Corsica, the defense of British North America in the face of American aggression fell to Canadian militia and a host of irregular units. Of all that motley collection, none was more unusual and colorful…See More