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Re: [War Of 1812] Theft at Fortress Louisbourg

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  • Len Heidebrecht
    Do we have any idea what went missing? Perhaps guns for the price of the metal (as happened to a monument in Oakville Ont quite recently.) Cheers, Len ... some
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      Do we have any idea what went missing? Perhaps guns for the price of
      the metal (as happened to a monument in Oakville Ont quite recently.)
      Cheers,
      Len

      --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Gordon Deans" <gord.deans@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > An unknown number of antiques have been stolen at the historic
      > Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton on Saturday night, despite
      > 24-hour on-site security.
      >
      > So much for the 24-hour on-site security. However, there is also
      some
      > good news.
      >
      > Plan to mark anniversary of British victory in 2008
      >
      > Staff at the Fortress of Louisbourg are planning for the 250th
      > anniversary of the British victory in 2008. The plan is to make
      > contact with the re-enactment community to have somewhere around
      1,500
      > people participating.
      >
      > Louisbourg, which is operated by Parks Canada, is now the largest
      > reconstructed 18th-century French fortified town in North America.
      > About one-quarter of the fortress has been rebuilt.
      >
      > Gord Deans
      >
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