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RE: [WarOf1812] Willowbank Lecture Series

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  • Peter Catley
    I assume this Canada but it could be North of the Boarder judging by the addresses! :-) Enjoy. P** ... From: Kevin & Allison Windsor
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 29, 2004
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      I assume this Canada but it could be North of the Boarder judging by the
      addresses! :-)



      -----Original Message-----
      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
      Free Parking
      32 Queenston St. at the corner of Dumfries

      Village of Queenston

      Saturday - Apr 03
      Arlene Mills
      Topic - All About Herbs including Heritage Herbs
      Heritage Herbs will be for sale.
      Time 10 -12
      Cost $10

      Saturday - Apr 10
      David Owen
      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.
      Time 10-12
      Cost $10

      Saturday - Apr 17
      Robert Johnson
      Topic -Boat Building in Early Niagara - see some of the original
      boat designs.
      Antiquarian Books -How to recognize a treasure with a look at
      rare editions
      belonging to William Merritt and the Duke of Ormond, Head of the
      Butler family.
      Time 10-12
      Cost $10

      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
      early 1800's.
      Time 10-12
      Cost $10

      Saturday - May 01
      Wendy Shearer
      Topic - The Victorian Kitchen Garden
      Edibles and Ornamentals
      Time 10-12
      Cost $10

      Saturday - May 08
      Jim Alexander
      Topic - Period Door Restoration
      Hands-On Workshop - The Anatomy, Repair & Restoration of Period
      Pack a Lunch
      Time 10 - 2
      Cost $45

      Saturday - May 15
      Bev Garner
      Topic - Artifact Workshop - Butler Artifacts
      Identifying, Sorting, Cataloguing Artifacts.
      A Hands-On Experience.
      Time 10-12
      Cost $10

      Saturday - May 22
      John Lingaitis
      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
      Cost $45

      Saturday - May 29
      Dr. David Murray
      Topic - Sheriff Alexander Hamilton of Willowbank: Early Justice
      in Niagara
      A tale of treason and treachery and the death of a Sheriff.
      Time 10-12
      Cost $10

      Saturday - Jun 05
      Denis McQuestion
      Topic - Healthy and Happy Trees
      How to evaluate tree conditions and determine appropriate
      treatment options.
      Talk followed by a Walk
      Time 10-12
      Cost $10

      Saturday - Jun 12
      Ron Dale
      Topic - The Conquest of Canada: The French & Indian War.
      A look back to 1754-1763 and the capture of Fort Niagara,
      Louisburg and
      Time 10-12
      Cost $10

      Reservations for Lectures not required but recommended Please call 905
      262 1239 to reserve your spot or email to: willowbankschool@...

      Karin Jahnke-Haslam
      Managing Director
      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
      square miles...

      Unit Contact information for North America:
      Crown Forces Unit Listing:

      American Forces Unit Lisiting


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