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52:320TXP - Week 30 - The Last Blockhouse

Located a handful of kilometers from the US/Canada border sits a lonely blockhouse, an odd sight today. Most Blockhouses in Canada are usually attached to some larger fort or remainders from a larger complex. 198 more words


The War of 1812 in 2014

I asked Sam what he wanted to do this summer and he said, “Go Camping.” So we reserved a campsite at Pike’s Peak State Park in Iowa and soon we were on our way. 262 more words

The Battle of Lundy's Lane (1814) - as Remembered in 1914

Carleton Place Herald

July 28, 1914


The Battle of Lundy’s Lane

It is interesting to note that in 2014, as we prepare to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War 1, Carleton Place residents of 1914 were remembering the end of another war fought one hundred years earlier – the 1812-1814 war between Canada (Britain) and the United States: 214 more words

Carleton Place Local History

Legends by the Lake

We have spent the past few weeks living with my in-laws before we move to Wooster for the year.  They live in a very nice suburb of Cleveland that is right on Lake Erie.   140 more words

Letter: Dedicating ground for new War of 1812 monument

On the road to Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017, we have a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the shared history that makes us strong, proud and free. 293 more words


Star Spangled Banner Pass

Here is a deal I heard about on the news this am.  It took me a bit of looking and searching because the coffee hadn’t quite kicked in.   225 more words

Baltimore City

Video Link: Francis Scott Key Buoy Drop 2014

With more of the story here and here, along with an older image below.