Kingston Historical Society
P.O. Box 54
Kingston, Ontario

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1812 Conference

Sideshow or Main Event: Putting the War of 1812 into Regional Contexts

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, Kingston, ON

Registration & Accommodation
Presenter Biographies
Other War of 1812 Events

Keynote Speaker

Dianne Graves


Connie Barone, Sacket’s Harbor Battlefield
Alexander Campbell, Glengarry
Dennis Connors, Onondaga Historical Association
Dr. Jane Errington, Kingston
Dr. John R. Grodzinski, RMC Kingston
Matthew MacVittie, Onondaga Historical Association
Jonathan Moore, Kingston
Jamie Robertson, McMaster University, Hamilton

Schedule of Events

Friday Evening Activity - 26 October

7:00 – 9:00 PM Meet and Greet at the Four Points Sheraton.

This is included in the cost of registration. Councillor Bill Glover will bring greetings from the City of Kingston.

Conference Program -  27 October

8:00     Registration

9:00    Presentation 1
9:35    Presentation 2
10:10    Break
10:45    Presentation 3
11:20    Presentation 4

12:00    Lunch

1:30    Presentation 5
2:05    Presentation 6
2:40    Break
3:10    Presentation 7
3:45    Presentation 8

4:30     Panel Discussion and Wrap-up

6:00    Dinner with keynote speaker Dianne Graves

Sunday Morning Activity - 28 October

10:00 AM Bus tour of Kingston and area $10.

The focus will be on sites related to the War of 1812 and the Rideau Canal and Kingston Fortifications World Heritage Site. Sue Bazely, Jennifer McKendry and Brian Osborne will be your tour guides.


Organizing committee

Robert Andrews
Ed Grenda
Ted Huber
Alan MacLachlan
Brian Osborne
Anne Richardson
Gordon Sinclair, chair

Conference funding partners

Frontenac Heritage Foundation                                 Kingston Historical Society

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