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Soldiers during the First World War at Fort Wellington
@ Parks Canada
August 4, 2014 First World War Commemorations, 11:00 am
Together with the Royal Canadian Legion, Fort Wellington is commemorating the centennial of the First World War. On Monday August 4th a ceremony will be held at 11 am at the Prescott Legion cenotaph on the Fort field which will include a 21 gun salute and a special exhibit.
August 2, 2014 Book Signing at Fort Wellington, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Ready Aim Fire!
@ Parks Canada
Major John Grodzinski of the Royal Military College of Canada will be at Fort Wellington from 12- 2 pm for a signing of his new book "The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812”. Largely forgotten, the story of the 104th has been resurrected using rare period correspondence, reports, diaries and journals for the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Copies will be available for purchase at the Fort’s Barrack Gift Shop.
Enlist in the Royal Artillery for a day! Recruits will spend their time training to be a member of the cannon crew. Feel the surge of adrenalin as you fire a 19th century muzzle-loading cannon. This experience includes a personally guided tour featuring behind-the-scenes, hands-on involvement, and a souvenir.
*Participants must be 18 years +. Booked from June to Sept by reservation, 613-925-2896 ext 104.
Program Fee, $147.20
Check out the Xplorers program for kids age 6 - 11!!!@ Parks Canada
Guided Tours: Weekends July and August, 1:30 pm
Be escorted on a journey back in time with a soldier or his wife who will share exciting tales and tastes of the fort’s past. Explore the fort’s history and features during an engaging 1½ hour tour with a guide in historic costume. The tour concludes with period summer refreshments served within the walls of the fort. Program Fee.
Kids Have Summer Fun at Fort Wellington National Historic Site
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