Tag Archives: War of 1812

Ontario Heritage Conference June 6 – 9, 2013


An Invitation The Ontario Heritage Conference 2013 happens in Historic Huronia, June 7 – 9, 2013! Our theme:  Rediscover the Past to Enhance the  Future,                                                                  the role of heritage in economic development Your hosts are the Local Organizing Committee, including … Continue reading

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photos of the War of 1812 encampment on Canada Day at Little Lake Park, July 1, 2012


Little Lake Park, Midland, Ontario, July 1, 2012, photos by Bill Gibson

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Interesting perspective on the War of 1812 and afterwards


From the Toronto Star this morning about the War of 1812 and the years up to the 1837 rebellion…fears of American invasion over the border and betrayal by democratic thinking American-born residents of Canada.  This article also discusses the immigration … Continue reading

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A History of Waverley


At the cross-roads of four Townships, Tiny, Tay, Flos and Oro-Medonte, the village of Waverley was one of the earliest communities in Tay. 1n 1793, the Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, John Graves Simcoe, came to the southern shores of … Continue reading

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recapping War of 1812 bicentennial events in our area


War of 1812 Bicentennial Event: April to September Church and Cemetery Tours -St. James on the Line, Penetanguishene – http://www.anglicanparish.ca War of 1812 Bicentennial Event: May to June and September: War of 1812 Education Programme – Discovery Harbour Historic Site, … Continue reading

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