history 9832b

Interactive War of 1812 Clothing!

Posted By on Jan 13, 2012

(This Post is a class requirement for History 9832b Interactive Exhibit Design) I’ve been thinking about the War of 1812 Bicentennial and the anticipated tourists that will descend on Niagara-on-the-Lake this coming summer.  Sure, for the kid in all of us, it’s going to be cool to watch 100’s of reenactors facing off with one another, smoke billowing, cannon’s firing, but really, we all just want to jump in and...

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Flag Widget! – Part I

Posted By on Jan 5, 2012

 In honour of the bicentennial of the War of 1812, I  bought an outside flag pole recently to hang my 1790’s era English King’s Flag on.   This is the same flag used by the British during the American Revolution and in the colonies here in Canada.  The pole and flag will hang on the front of a reproduction 1800’s style Loyalist cottage I’m building.  In my effort to try and be somewhat accurate, I’ve kept...

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