19139Re: [WarOf1812] Re: Battle of the Thames (Ft Niagara-Leo Creek)
- Oct 1 8:39 AMYes, there has been a re-enactment scheduled in Chatham for the weekend before Mississinewa since the early about 1990. In fact it is this week end. Sat features Tecumseh's stand at McGregor's Creek and Sunday is the Battle of the Thames/ the Death of Tecumseh and the US forces get to "burn" the village. Friday is education day with at least 4000 local children. Once aain I am am organizing the battles so of course they will be great. :)
Hope to see everybody there.
----- Original Message -----
From: Ross Flowers
Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 2003 11:16 AM
Subject: [WarOf1812] Re: Fort Niagara - St. Leonard's Creek
Thanks for considering rescheduling the event. I believe that Chatham
Ontario has an event on that date.
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "pamelalynn36" <pamelalynn36@h...>
> Good morning all,
> Ed's chronology of how our event came to be in late September is
> absolutely correct. We scheduled it two weeks after Defenders Day
> Fort McHenry and two weeks before Mississenewa, hoping to avoid
> conflict with these events.
> JPPM staff is going to be reviewing this year's event and ANY
> comments and suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Sorry -
> do much about the long bus trip! Kind of hard to move a 560-acre
> site! Under consideration is moving the event one week later, to
> first weekend in October. How would that affect other events? We
> to continue to grow, and YOUR opinions are important to us. Please
> let me know how this date might work for you - whether it might
> entice any more of you to visit! After all, this is a goup effort -
> we can't put it on without the reenacting community! We are trying
> our best to accommodate all of our partners!
> Pam Shubert
> Administrator of Marketing and Development
> Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
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