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
Learn how you can be a part of the War of 1812 (OK, 1813) Bicentennial along the St. Lawrence River next year.This presentation will unveil our events, marketing plans and suggestions for individuals, groups and businesses looking to be a part of this major tourism initiative for 2013. Dinner & 1812 will feature the fine cooking of Hamish at the pub as well as something fun related to the War of 1812.Join us for dinner or a drink, but be sure to reserve your space each month in advance - as…See More
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EMC News - Hands-across-the-border will be the order-of-the-day at an introductory workshop on War-of-1812-era domestic arts for women at Ogdensburg's Dobisky Center Saturday, Nov. 3, starting at 9 a.m.Mardi MacFarlane from Prescott will join Lynette Lundy-Beck from Sackets Harbor, NY and George Cherepon from Star Lake, NY as instructors at Women's History Day. They will lead workshops on bonnet and making chatelaine and demonstrations of English country-dance, along with readings from letters…See More
Come join us February 22-24th 2013 as the towns of Prescott and Ogdensburg commemorate the Battle of Ogdensburg.Activities will occur on both sides of the border; ranging from dinner, fireworks and english country dancing to skirmish and battle reenactments. More information and website to come.Schedule of Events (Subject…See More
Do you think the War of 1812 Bicentennial should be commemorated to the extent it has?Join two well-known thinkers as they mentally battle this topic out at the Great Canadian Debate on November 7th.The series is organised by the Mcdonald-Laurier Institute and hosted by the Canadian War Museum. See More
The Bicentennial of the War of 1812 will be marked with observances, living history events and military re-enactments across Ontario from 2012 to 2014. Because of the number of sites that will be observing their actual bicentennials in 2012 the Friends of Crysler's Farm will not be holding a military re-enactment that year. Instead will be concentrating our efforts on 2013, the year of our bicentennial, when Joseph Wanton Morrison's "Corps of Observation" defeated an American army three times…See More
Dinner & 1812 will feature the fine cooking of Hamish at the pub as well as something fun related to the War of 1812.Join René Chartrand for a talk on Uniforms during the War of 1812.Come for a period dinner or a drink, but be sure to reserve your space each month in advance - as there are only 27 spaces available. Call the Red George at +1.613.925.8800 to save your place.About René:Educated at the University of Montreal Rene Chartrand joined the National Historic Sites Service of Parks…See More