Bicentennial Commemoration of the War of 1812
Two hundred years of peace make it easy to forget a war.
How will you remember?
From 2012 to 2014, Canadians and Americans will commemorate the War of 1812 – a seminal event in our shared histories.
About the War
The War of 1812 was a defining moment in our history. In June 1812, the United States declared war on Great Britain. A month later American troops invaded Upper Canada.
Book of Remembrance
An investigative quest identified 181 fallen combatants at the Battle of York. Their names are inscribed in this specially commissioned Book of Remembrance.
Plan Your Trip
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