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Phone: 905-546-2424 ext.7612

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Western Corridor War of
1812 Bicentennial Alliance
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Events, Workshops and Exhibitions

Admission rates and scheduled events are subject to change. Please call to confirm.

Blood Ties to a Gentle Landscape

Burlington Heights where Dundurn Castle and The Hamilton Military Museum now stand was occupied by the British military from 1813 until 1815. Blood Ties to a Gentle Landscape tells the story of the people who lived on and around Burlington Heights during the War of 1812. This exhibit will showcase the historical figures of this area through documentary evidence, period artifacts as well as stories passed down from one generation to the next by their descendants.
Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014 to Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.

Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek

Battlefield House Museum & Park

Experience the drama, pageantry, and excitement of the Battle of Stoney Creek of June 6, 1813, one of the most important events in Canada's history. Bring the whole family for games, food, demonstrations, musical entertainment, fireworks, and the Re-enactment itself. Visit the Friends of Battlefield House at for more information.
Date: Saturday, June 6, 2015 and Sunday, June 7, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: $10.00 per Adult; $5 per student; Children under 5 free

Sara Calder Day

Battlefield House Museum & Park

Celebrate the birthday of the woman who ensured the preservation of the Gage family home and the site of the Battle of Stoney Creek. Enjoy free admission to the Museum. Light refreshments will be served in the rear garden of Nash Jackson House at 2:00 pm.
Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free event and museum admission.