Re: [War Of 1812] Theft at Fortress Louisbourg
- 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.)
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Gordon Deans" <gord.deans@...>
> 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
> good news.1,500
> 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
> 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