Amherstburg 1812 Commemoration Events

 Amherstburg 1812 Commemoration Events

Legend has it that the “ladies” of Amherstburg marched to the south waterfront’s edge to meet opposition soldiers who were destined to burn down the town while the men were away during the War of 1812. Successful negotiating for peace saved the town from destruction on that critical day.

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