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1812: Part 13 – The Final Days of War at Fort Erie

For six weeks in the late summer of 1814 Fort Erie has the unenviable distinction of becoming Canada’s bloodiest battlefield.

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1812 – Part 12: The Siege of Fort Erie

Re-enactors portray the wives, nurses, surgeons, soldiers, suttlers, natives and officers who participated in the Siege of Fort Erie and tell some of the … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 2 – The story of Laura Secord

  Laura’s walk to warn British troops of an American invasion may have contributed in saving Upper Canada from becoming a U.S. State, but … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 1: The War begins

War is announced – but in 1812 civility reigns.  The British officers are entertaining their American counterparts at Fort George and so war will not start … Continue reading

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