This Fall as the leaves turn treat yourself to a local historical event October 5th, 2013 and attend the Battle of the Thames taking place in Thamesville, Ontario. For further details check out the event website: www.battleofthethames.ca. For those memories that need jarring Wikipedia.ca effectively summarizes the history of the Battle of the Thames: “The Battle of the Thames, also known as the Battle of Moraviantown, was a decisive United States victory in the War of 1812 against Great Britain. It took place on October 5, 1813, near present-day Chatham, Ontario in Upper Canada. It resulted in the death of the Shawnee chief Tecumseh, and the destruction of the Native American coalition which he led.” See the attached link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Thames.
The event is free and will feature a battle re-enactment on an original battlefield. The brochure promises “Hundreds of muskets”, “historic merchants” and vendors as well as modern food and drink vendors. There will be “Music, storytelling, Regency dance and dueling lessons.” There will also be “Pistol duels and cannon firing.” “Blacksmiths, performers, games and canoe-making . . . “ sessions will be available. There is also an Author’s Row to investigate. Finally, the Battle of the Thames offers “something for the whole family.”
Definitely sounds like a win/win. Come out this Fall and enrich your knowledge about the history of the Battle of the Thames, Thamesville, Ontario.
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