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
"Bert . is there a model of HMS Tecumseh or a contruction model of the burnt HMS Brock in the model museum , my father served on the Battle Ship HMS Queen Elizabeth , as a leading torpedoman : visited Maryland in 1944."
"Hi Bert , interesting comments , I am a 74 year old veteran of 1st Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment 49th / 66th of Foot . Decendant General Brocks Beloved Regiment , Studied Brock past eight years and eighteen months research war of 1812 on behalf…"
Brockville citizens will commemorate and celebrate our city’s namesake, Sir Isaac Brock, the Canadian hero of the War of 1812. Join us June 23 on Courthouse Green for a remembrance service honouring Sir Isaac Brock with Brock family members, Canadian & American re-enactors, the Brockville Rifles and the community in remembering our past and celebrating the friendship and freedom we enjoy as neighboring nations with the United States and as a member of the British Commonwealth.See More
Join us in celebration of the love of good food, drink, art, music and heritage - all that makes Ontario the beautiful place it is to live, play and visit!The theme of the 3rd annual 1000 Islands Wine & Food Festival is celebrating the life and times of Sir Isaac Brock through food, drink, music and storytelling.Our regular festival program includes food & beverage sampling, cooking & beverage demonstrations, local artists exhibits and of course music. Join us in the Regency…See More
Monday June 18, 11am – 1pmJoel Stone Heritage Park OpeningCommemorates the sacrifices on both sides made in the War of 1812Honoured Parliamentary guests, Ministries, Federal, Provincial, International,First Nations and Municipal, including community organizations, service clubs, all local schools.Live music, Royal Canadian Legion presentation of colours, dedication and flag raisingThree-cannon salute as we celebrate 200 years of peace along the longest undefended border in the world.See More
7 Tall Ships, 10 Gunboats, 10 British/Canadian Regiments & 10 American RegimentsFriday, June 29, 20121812 Period Encampments at Fairfield-Gutzeit House c.1796 & the 1811 Academy in Bath, Massassaga Battery (Kingston Marine Museum) and Point Henry (Fort Henry) featuring the 44th Regiment of Foot from BritainEducation Day/War of 1812 Artifacts on display Children’s Muster/Period Music Saturday, June 30, 2012Re-enactment of the American attack on the Village of Ernesttown (Bath) & the…See More
The War of 1812 was a border dispute between England and the United States. Issues such as borders; land settlement and pension records (on both sides of the border) of participants in the war of 1812 and other wars; immigration and migration; and genealogical resources in areas bordering eastern Ontario as well as in Ontario will be among the topics covered by speakers at the Conference.More information will be posted as plans are finalized.See More
Celebrate the War of 1812 bicentennial with the grand opening of a new Visitor’s Centre.Visit the wreck of an 1812 gunboat.Explore the historic fort garrisoned with authentic 1812 re-enactment units including the Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry.Experience one of Upper Canada’s best preserved British forts.…See More
On Feb. 22, 1813, Lt. Col. Red George Macdonnell and the Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles crossed the frozen St. Lawrence River to defeat their American rivals, the First U.S. Rifle Regiment.The battle will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday on Lighthouse Point, directly across the St. Lawrence River from the Prescott waterfront. Fort Wellington will set the battles in motion by firing an 18- pounder from the ramparts.See More
How are you serving King and Country? That's what "Captain" John Zaluska and the lads of the Spencerville Sedentary Militia would like to know.Maybe you're just in need of a little more information of what active service entails. Join "Captain" Zaluska & Company on Wednesday, April 4 to find out what life in the military of 1812 was like. Guest speaker, Victor Suthren, will tell these fine men what was involved in protecting the country during the War of 1812. Just think, you could be one…See More
Doran Bay Model Ship Museum opened its door to public on September 09, 2011. The Museum displays one of the finest private collections of historic model ships in the World. Each model ship in the collection has been built to exacting specifications from original plans using exotic woods. The collection traces the history of sail around the world with special emphasis on Canadian and American ships. To help celebrate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, a unique collection of American and…See More
Doran Bay Model Ship Museum opened its door to public on September 09, 2011. The Museum displays one of the finest private collections of historic model ships in the World. Each model ship in the collection has been built to exacting specifications from original plans using exotic woods.
The collection traces the history of sail around the world with special emphasis on Canadian and American ships. To help celebrate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, a unique collection of American and British/Canadian warships from the War of 1812 is on display.
Our ‘world class’ collection of historic model ships is displayed in a beautifully restored period home overlooking the St. Lawrence River and Iroquois Seaway Lock. The museum is located at 11128 County Rd 2, Iroquois Ontario Canada KOC1K0. We are located only 2 kms east of the town of Iroquois Ontario on the scenic and historic highway #2. We are conveniently located only 5 minutes off the Iroquois 730 interchange on highway 401. We are only 20 minutes from Fort Wellington in Prescott, 5 minutes from Upper Canada Playhouse and 10 minutes drive from Upper Canada Village.
The Museum’s entrance and washroom is handicap accessible. We are open from April to November, 10 am to 5pm from Monday-Sunday. Most visitors require 1-1.5 hours to walk through the collection. Guided tours are available. Our entrance fees are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $6 for students under 16 years of age. Group rates are available upon request.
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Hi Bert , interesting comments , I am a 74 year old veteran of 1st Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment 49th / 66th of Foot . Decendant General Brocks Beloved Regiment , Studied Brock past eight years and eighteen months research war of 1812 on behalf of our regimental Museum , if interested getin touch .
Bert . is there a model of HMS Tecumseh or a contruction model of the burnt HMS Brock in the model museum , my father served on the Battle Ship HMS Queen Elizabeth , as a leading torpedoman : visited Maryland in 1944.
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