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Hamilton Civic Museums - War of 1812 Bicentennial Events

 

For more information contact:
Email: 1812@hamilton.ca 
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext.7612

Visit Tourism Hamilton's 1812 Website:
1812hamilton.com


The City of Hamilton is a member of the
Western Corridor War of
1812 Bicentennial Alliance
:
http://westerncorridor1812.com
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Funding provided by the Government of Ontario

 

 

 

Events, Workshops and Exhibitions

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


Bicentennial 1812 Exhibit: Noose, Knife and Fire: The Bloody Assize


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Explore Ancaster's experience during the War of 1812 with a focus on the Bloody Assize treason trials. View giant paintings of the prosecutors and the accused, explore the evidence and judge for yourself, all against the backdrop of the re-created courtroom of the former Union Hotel. Discover the impact of the war on local farmers and residents, all from within the surroundings of an 1812 barn interior.
Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014 to Saturday, September 27, 2014 (Tuesday to Saturday)
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum.


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.


Noose, Knife & Fire: The Bloody Assize exhibit closes


Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

The museum's current exhibition, Noose, Knife and Fire: The Bloody Assize will finish on Saturday, September 27, 2014
Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Regular admission rates apply to the museum. Pre-registration required.



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