The War Of 1812

Muskets, Militia, and Mayhem: War of 1812 Education Day

(Grades 7 and 8) Friday, May 8, 2020

Presented in partnership with the Upper Canada Military Re-enactment Society

This exciting full-day, multi-school event brings the War of 1812 to life. Join a militia muster, watch a 19th century cannon crew fire the gun, watch a 19th century cannon crew fire the gun, and discuss the important role of indigenous peoples. Through active participation in various stations, students will leave with an understanding of how the War of 1812 affected local inhabitants’ daily lives and shaped Canadian history. Special cost for this full day program is $11/student(non-refundable $110.00 deposit required). To book this popular program email .

Fanshawe 1812

Saturday, July 11th to Sunday, July 12th, 2020

The enemy is in sight! Explore period encampents and witness hard-fought battles between British and American soldiers on land and Fanshawe lake. Join us, the militia, the Crown Forces, and the Navy!