Lecture Invitation: Women and the War of 1812 – Nov. 14, 2013

The following message, forwarded by David Juliusson, is from Sean Fraser of the Ontario Heritage Trust:

Friends and colleagues,

You are invited to attend the exciting speakers series event, “War on the Homefront; Women and the War of 1812,” presented by Dr. Jane Errington at Parliament interpretive centre on Thursday, November 14, 2013.

Please see details below and feel free to share this invitation with others.

Parliament interpretive centre special event: Women and the War of 1812

Come to the Parliament interpretive centre for a special speaker series event on the War of 1812. Expert Jane Errington will shed light on the female experience of the era in her presentation, “War on the Homefront: Women and the War of 1812.”

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013

Time: 7 p.m.

Cost: $3 seniors/students, $5 adults

Location: Parliament interpretive centre
265 Front Street East, Toronto

Contact: Please RSVP and reserve tickets by calling 416-212-8897.

Dr. Jane Errington is professor of history at Queen’s University and Royal Military College of Canada. She specializes in the history of colonial North America, women’s/gender history and social history. Dr. Errington has written three books: The Lion, the Eagle and Upper Canada; Wives, Mothers, School Mistresses and Scullery Maids; and Emigrant Worlds and Transatlantic Communities, as well as numerous articles.

Parliament interpretive centre is owned and operated by the Ontario Heritage Trust. The centre sits on the site of the former parliament buildings, burned during the occupation of York during the War of 1812. It is home to the exhibit “Foundations & Fire: Early Parliament and the War of 1812 Experience at York.” Visit www.heritagetrust.on.ca/parliament to learn more.

I hope to see you there.

Sean Fraser | Director, Heritage Programs and Operations
Ontario Heritage Trust
10 Adelaide Street East, Suite 203, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5C 1J3
Telephone: 416-325-5010 | Fax: 416-325-5071
Email: Sean.Fraser@heritagetrust.on.ca

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I strongly support Doors Open Ontario and the work of the Ontario Heritage Trust.

I look foreword to visiting “Foundations & Fire: Early Parliament and the War of 1812 Experience at York.”

 

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