Tag Archives: War of 1812

American soldiers and their children who died in Quebec during the War of 1812

While reading Vicky Lapointe’s blog, Quebec City’s history and its region, I came across a year-old post that made me realize that publishing burial information, in the hope a distant relative will learn about it, is not new. Even some people in the … Continue reading

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Laura Secord Day

Tomorrow, June 21, is Laura Secord Day, which means free admission at the Laura Secord Homestead in Queenston, Ontario and several talks and performances on the property, including a presentation by historian David Hemmings about the Canadian heroine’s family history. … Continue reading

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Fact du jour — Today in history

April 6, 1815 – The Lower Canada Assembly in Quebec City proclaims a day of thanksgiving to mark the end of the War of 1812, the “End of the war with the United States of America and restoration of the blessings … Continue reading

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