RE: [WarOf1812] Willowbank Lecture Series
- I assume this Canada but it could be North of the Boarder judging by the
From: Kevin & Allison Windsor [mailto:kevin.windsor@...]
Sent: 30 March 2004 02:01
To: War of 1812 list; Crown Forces Commanders
Subject: [WarOf1812] Willowbank Lecture Series
Greetings all. While most is not directly related to 1812 Willowbank
has just posted a fine spring lecture series.
Willowbank Lecture Series - Spring 2004
All Lectures held at the Queenston Community
32 Queenston St. at the corner of Dumfries
Village of Queenston
Saturday - Apr 03
Topic - All About Herbs including Heritage Herbs
Heritage Herbs will be for sale.
Time 10 -12
Saturday - Apr 10
Topic - The Fenian Invasion of Niagara Region, 1866
The Irish Brotherhood invasions of the Niagara Frontier in an
attempt to settle Old
World conflicts in Upper Canada.
Saturday - Apr 17
Topic -Boat Building in Early Niagara - see some of the original
Antiquarian Books -How to recognize a treasure with a look at
belonging to William Merritt and the Duke of Ormond, Head of the
Saturday - Apr 24
Dr. Richard Merritt
Topic - Cupping, Quackery and Compassion: Medicine in Upper
A fascinating look into matters of health, disease and its
treatment in the
Saturday - May 01
Topic - The Victorian Kitchen Garden
Edibles and Ornamentals
Saturday - May 08
Topic - Period Door Restoration
Hands-On Workshop - The Anatomy, Repair & Restoration of Period
Pack a Lunch
Time 10 - 2
Saturday - May 15
Topic - Artifact Workshop - Butler Artifacts
Identifying, Sorting, Cataloguing Artifacts.
A Hands-On Experience.
Saturday - May 22
Topic -Build a Bird House for Bluebirds or House Swallows.
Enjoy this wonderful craft - build and discover where to locate
your bird houses to
attract bluebirds and swallows.
All materials supplied.
Bring your own hammer and hand saw.
Pack a lunch - ** Reservations required **
Time 10 - 3
Saturday - May 29
Dr. David Murray
Topic - Sheriff Alexander Hamilton of Willowbank: Early Justice
A tale of treason and treachery and the death of a Sheriff.
Saturday - Jun 05
Topic - Healthy and Happy Trees
How to evaluate tree conditions and determine appropriate
Talk followed by a Walk
Saturday - Jun 12
Topic - The Conquest of Canada: The French & Indian War.
A look back to 1754-1763 and the capture of Fort Niagara,
Reservations for Lectures not required but recommended Please call 905
262 1239 to reserve your spot or email to: willowbankschool@...
Willowbank School of Restoration Arts
14487 Niagara Parkway
PO Box 212, Queenston
Ontario, L0S 1L0
The War of 1812: In Europe, thousands fought over the fate of hundreds of
square miles: in North America, hundreds determined the fate of THOUSANDS of
Unit Contact information for North America:
Crown Forces Unit Listing:
American Forces Unit Lisiting
Yahoo! Groups Links
* To visit your group on the web, go to:
* To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
* Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Terms of
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]