Bicentennial Military Re-enactment Weekend July 13-14, 2013To commemorate the Bicentennial of the historic "Battle that Saved Canada" -- when Lt.Col Joseph W. Morrison's 1200-man "Corps of Observation" defeated an American army three times its size -- we invite you to take part in a spectacular weekend reliving these momentous times near Upper Canada Village on 13-14 July 2013.Over 500 living history reenactors representing naval, artillery, band and infantry units from across Canada and the US…See More
A family oriented Festival celebrating the freshwater nautical heritage of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River, including a ship rendezvous, history speakers, heritage workshops including blacksmithing, sail making, rope making, boat building, pig roast, gunboat battle, bateau race, local brew beer tent, music by Gopher Baroque. On the site of a fully restored 1796 Loyalist house, with a pier on the footprint from the War of 1812. For more information call Brigantine, Inc. at 613 544-5175.See More
The Navy of 1812: Return to the King’s Port will feature a flotilla beginning at Kingston moving to Crysler’s Farm - with stops along the way at Gananoque, Rockport, Brockville and Prescott.The Flotilla will bring to life the 1813 pursuit of General James Wilkinson’s American army by Lt Col Morrison’s detachments and the River Flotilla of Captain William Howe Mulcaster, RN.The Flotilla will depart Kingston on…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
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:13 Ships from Canada, the USA and NorwayTours & dinner cruises on the tall shipsClassic Boats; 1000 Islands Jazz & Blues Festival; 1000 Islands Wine & Food FestivalA Free Concert by …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
This event runs from: May 9, 2012 to November 30, 2012The Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston and the Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation present,"Kingston War Ships: 1812 - 1814", a collaborative exhibit that tells the story of Kingston's pivotal involvement in the War of 1812.The naval war on the Great Lakes quickly…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 Victor Suthren for a presentation on a major 2013 Naval event The Navy Of 1812: Return To The King’s Port. The flotilla will begin at Kingston moving to Crysler's Farm - with stops along the way.Come for a period dinner or a drink, but be sure to reserve your space each month in advance…See More
"I spent this summer as a Royal Navy Tar aboard the schooner La Revenante. The oportunity to meet the public and talk about the history of this great country was certainly an experience I will never forget.
The schooner La Revenante is a 30-ton…"
"This was a great event I got to be involved first hand from the deck of La Revenante. Seeing the majestic Niagara sailing at you and firing those big guns was a memory that will stay with me. Also being part of the US squadron as we circled to…"
"Being on the water for the night battle was amazing the fog of war and rolling thunder have more meaning after experiencing it first hand from the deck of La Revenante. Paul and the organizers did a great job, really enjoyed the pie!"