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FW: Fort St. Joseph & Sault Ste. Marie Event - July 17th-22nd, 2012 - Looking for Participants

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  • David Brunelle
    War of 1812 Bicentennial Kick-off Event July 17th-22nd, 2012, Fort St. Joseph & Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Sites, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 27, 2012
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      War of 1812 Bicentennial Kick-off Event

      July 17th-22nd, 2012,

      Fort St. Joseph & Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Sites,

      Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada


      Hi Everyone,

      I have finally been given the budget and the green light to begin the
      process of booking participants for this great event. If you or your group
      are available and would like to partake for the entire week or part of the
      week I would love to hear from you or your group.

      Algoma 1812 is looking for re-enactors, artisans, entertainers, historical
      displays, merchants, etc., to join them from July 17th to July 22nd, 2012 to
      help launch Algoma 1812's kick off for the War of 1812 Bicentennial.
      Activities will begin at Fort St. Joseph Historic Site on St. Joseph Island
      commemorating the coming together of nations in capturing the American
      stronghold of Fort Mackinaw. Activities and events will then continue at
      Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site in partnership with the Rotary
      Club of Sault Ste Marie who will be hosting a Heritage Block in conjunction
      with their summer festival. The City of Sault Ste. Marie will also be
      celebrating its 100th year being incorporated.

      Algoma 1812 is looking for participants to be part of this historic event
      and are specifically looking for the following:

      British & American Military Units, Individuals & Encampments

      Fife and Drum Groups
      Period Musicians, Performers and Singers
      Period Demonstrators, Artisans, Entertainers and Merchants
      Native & Voyageur Units, Individuals & Encampments
      Artillery Crews and Cannons/Artillery Encampments
      Long Boat Crews and Boats with Cannons/Naval Encampments

      Voyageur Canoes & Crew

      If you have a special unique 19th century talent not listed above we would
      also like to hear from you!!!

      All participants will be compensated in one form or another for attending
      and providing wholesome education and public orientated programming.

      If you are interested in attending this great bicentennial event please
      submit a proposal with the following information from you or your

      1. Name, Address, Postal Code, Phone Number and E-mail address
      2. A description of what you have to offer in regards to talent,

      exhibits, entertainment, encampments etc.
      3. Any promotional materials, pictures, website addresses, flyers, CD, DVD,

      promoting yourself or your group
      4. How many performances, interpretations, and presentations you would
      perform each day if applicable.
      5. What days you would be able to attend.

      6. Compensation for participating.

      Please submit your proposals to David J. Brunelle at:

      Email - davidbrunelle@...
      Mailing - 23 Byrnes Crescent, Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada, L9M 1W4

      Look forward to receiving everyone's proposals and for more information on
      Algoma 1812 visit: www.algoma1812.ca

      Any questions feel free to contact me anytime!

      David J. Brunelle
      Heritage Programming


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