The War Of 1812

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

(Grades 7 and 8) Friday, May 11, 2018

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 $9/student. To book this popular program email education@fanshawepioneervillage.ca .

Fanshawe 1812: Enemy in Sight

Saturday, August 25th to Sunday, August 26th, 2018

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 for this premier regional event.