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Early in the War of 1812, it became apparent that the existing militia system was woefully inadequate for the defense of Upper Canada. To rectify this situation, the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada passed an Act creating the Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada. Volunteers from throughout the Province were to be formed into Battalions, and to serve for the duration of the war. The men received...
Merchants at the Museum - Historic market Faire - Aug 20-22
Finally we get to post and update actual activities of our members from IMUC, IMAC and The Campfollowers! Representatives of each of our groups made their way to Backus Paige House In Wallacetown Ontario for the weekend. Penni The "Potter (Stoddard) and Sutler Cyrus (Jeff Wakefield) were among the organizers of this civilian merchants event! It allowed an opportunity for many in the hobby to update clothing and essentials for the season which may return in 2022!
We have acquired some pictures from Darlene Kingstone and Kate Gardiner to give an idea as to how successful an event it was! Thanks Penni, Jeff and all the volunteers and Backus Paige House staff!
Pictures can be found at http://www.flickr.com/photos/10209916@N05/albums/72157719723408062