Canadian military history in the spotlight (5th edition)

Culture and entertainment Food and drink History Nature
Children disguised in soldiers and surrounded by multiple military artefacts
Time: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location(s): Battle of the Châteauguay National Historic Site
Cost: Free
Wheelchair Accessible

- Comparative demonstration of firing with musket, flintlock musket and black powder percussion rifles
- Presentation of uniforms differences between the French soldiers of the 17th century, the Lower Canadian volunteers of the War of 1812 and the British soldiers in the 19th century
- Presentation of the evolution of firearms in Canada from the XVIIth to the XIXth century
- Presence of members of the 4th Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment of the Canadian Armed Forces
- Animated presentation on the Battle of the Châteauguay at the lookout
- Presentation on the militiaman of the War of 1812 Tasting the traditional meal of soldiers: the meatsoup, between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm