Every month, Our Canada will set out a new theme for Canadian photography buffs to explore.
August War of 1812 Events
August 3-5 2012
Roots to Boots
Town of Amherstburg, ON
Fort Malden NHSC and Downtown Amherstburg. Step Back in time as Amherstburg transforms into an 1812 setting with a modern twist! Genealogy & Ancestry, Family Picnics, Period costumed re enactors on every corner! Catch a glimpse of Chief Tecumseh, General Brock, or one of the gallant women who cooked up a storm for the soldiers on an open hearth.
August 6, 2012
Wheatley Harbour: 20951 Pier Rd, Wheatley ON, N0P 2P0
In conjunction with the Provincial Marine Amherstburg we will be holding a re-enactment to commemorate Brock's landing on Sand Island 200 years ago. Brock and his men stopped here and fixed their boats before going on to Fort Malden. Noon with a perch lunch following, open to the public. Landing will be held at the Wheatley Harbour depending on weather.
August 23-26, 2010
Tecumseh Corn Festival
Lacasse Park: Lacasse Boulevard, Tecumseh, ON
Named one of the top 100 festivals in Ontario, this year’s Corn Festival will be 1812-themed. Come enjoy a weekend of entertainment, friendship, family, and lots of corn.
August 25, 2012
Capture of Detroit
Riverfront Festival Plaza: 300 Riverside Drive East, Windsor, ON
Windsor’s signature event commemorates the Capture of Detroit and features a march from Sandwich Towne to downtown Windsor, where a stage show takes place at Festival Plaza and features a variety of performers, vendors, exhibitors, etc.
August 25-26, 2012
Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village: Arner Townline, Essex, ON
The largest historical military show in Canada. War of 1812 re-enactors and demonstrations will be present to commemorate the War of 1812 in our region.
Are there any War of 1812 events happening in your area?