Battle of the Thames-media day-Oct 5th 2012
- Please Attend!
"Where will you be in 2013?" The answer to the question is Chatham-Kent!
Friday, October 5th, 2012 is one year to the date of an important event in
North American and First Nation's history - the 200th Anniversary of the
Battle of the Thames where the great Warrior, Tecumseh was killed, ending
the dream of a Native Confederacy in North America. Tecumseh has been
designated by the Government of Canada as one of the four official heroes
from the War of 1812.
Don't miss the exciting announcements by The Battle of the Thames Committee,
the Southern First Nations Secretariat - 1812 Committee, Community Partners,
and the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. Did you know that the Battle of the
Thames has secured renowned actor, Graham Greene as their spokesperson?
Don't miss this opportunity to discover the outstanding War of 1812
commemorations, events and projects in the works for Chatham-Kent.
There are Funding announcements, news releases of exciting commemorations,
event plans unveiled, community partnerships highlighted - all on Friday,
October 5th at 3pm at the site of the Tecumseh Monument (Longwoods Road).
Where: Tecumseh Monument 2 km East of Thamesville
The Site of the Battle of the Thames - October 5th, 1813
When: Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Why: Exciting unveiling of plans, funding, commemorations for the War
Contact: David Wesley, Projects Manager, Battle of the Thames
<mailto:red.canoe@...> red.canoe(at)sympatico.ca 519-437-5450
Charlene Houle, Tourism Product Development Officer
Economic Development Services and Tourism, Municipality of Chatham-Kent
519-351-7700 ext. 2043
Refreshments will be served
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