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Celebration of 100 Years of Peace, Great Britain and the United States of America- Commemorative Ribbon 
Object    A commemorative ribbon celebrating 100 years of peace between Great Britain and the United States of America. The front has a metal piece with the years 1814 and 1914 and a "G" symbol on it with the British and American flags sewn on the material just below. It reads: "CELEBRATION OF...
Scrapbook- War of 1812-14 and other Documents, Monuments, Cairns, tablets erected in 1923 in memory of battles in 1912-1914 
Text    ...This scrapbook contains various newspaper clippings that discuss the War of 1812-1814. It focuses mainly on the centennial events and memorials of the War, particularly those relating to Sir Isaac Brock. There are also a few articles that discuss the Native Canadian (First Nations) participation...
Letter from Alex MacDonnell to Lieutenant Donald McDougal- August 1814 
Text  30 August 1814,   A letter dated August 1814, from Alex MacDonnell to Lieutenant Donald McDougal concerning his request for a transfer. He also asked about the status of McDougal's wounds and whether he would be ready for active service again soon.
Reburial of the men of the 8th Regiment of Foot from the War of 1812 at Fort Niagara in 1911 
Image  1912,   ...These photos are from Fort Niagara in 1911 of the reburial of the men of the 8th Regiment of Foot from the War of 1812. In a Niagara Historical Society publication (No. 23), dated 1911-1912, Janet Carnochan had this to say about the event: "A very interesting ceremony took place in July, 1911...
War of 1812 Presentation - Rideau Hall 
Image  2012,   ...Photograph of a presentation commemorating the War of 1812 held at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, where Six Nations warriors were honoured as Allies of the Crown. Among those receiving honors were Rick Hill and Keith Jamieson on behalf of the 1812 Warriors. This presentation occurred after the official...
Scrapbook- c. 1860-1920s 
Text    ... of topics. In relation to the War of 1812, the scrapbook has many articles that include a soldier's memories of their experiences, the war's centennial events, and memorials and monuments erected for those who were heroic or died during the war. Other topics include: the Mackenzie Rebellion, Fenian raids...
Queenston Heights Ceremony - Standing Ovation for Haudenosaunee role in 1812 
Image  2012,   ...Photograph of Rick Hill of the Six Nations Legacy Consortium giving a formal presentation at the 200th year commemoration of the War of 1812, at the foot of the Brock Monument. Individuals pictured at the event include (left to right) Lieutenant Governor David Onley (seated) and Keith Jamesion (far...
Scrapbook: "Centenaries of Events in 1813"- 1913 
Text  1913,   ...Collected by Janet Carnochan while she was curator of the Niagara Historical Museum, this scrapbook contains various newspaper articles concerning events in Canada in 1813. Most articles are narratives of various battles that occurred in Canada during the War of 1812. However, there are a few...
Six Indian Chiefs attend the Centenary Commemoration 
ImageMysteries:  1914,   ...Photograph of Laura Secord Monument behind the Six Indian Chiefs attending the Centenary Commemoration where the Six Nations and other Allied forces warriors were recognized for their impact on the outcome of the War of 1812....
Isaac Brock 100th Anniversary Commemoration Shield 
Image  1912,   Commemoration Shield from the Isaac Brock 100th Anniversary Centennial Ceremony given by the Chiefs of Six Nations in commemoration of the efforts of the Native Allies.
Presentation of Honours to Six Nations 
Image  2012,   ...Photograph of a presentation commemorating the War of 1812 held at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, where Six Nations warriors were honored as Allies of the Crown. Chief William Montour was awarded a medallion for the warrior's 1812 service. Robert "Bob" Johnson was gifted a replica of the Queen's flag from...
Laura Secord National Monument Petition 
ImagePublication  Oct 4, 1901,   Flatbed scan of a petition for the construction of a National Monument to Laura Secord. Being a transcript of a paper read by R. E. A. Land before the U. E. L. (United Empire Loyalists) Association of Ontario on October 4th, 1901
Queenston Heights Ceremony - Keith Jamieson explains Covenant Chain to Lt. Governor 
Image  2012,   Photograph of Keith Jamieson presenting the Honourable David Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, with the Teaching of Two Row Wampum at the Queenston Heights 200 Year Centennial Anniversary Ceremony. The event was held at the foot of the Brock Monument, Queenston, Ontario.
Queenston Heights Ceremony - Keith Jamieson presents Peace Medal to Lt. Governor 
Image  2012,   Photograph of Keith Jamieson presenting the Honourable David Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, with a Peace Medal at the Queenston Heights 200 Year Centennial Anniversary Ceremony. The event was held at Queenston, Ontario.
Six Nation members at Brock's Centenary, Queenston Heights 
Image  October 1913,   ...Illustration from the book "Brock Centenary: 1812-1912" by Alexander Frasier showing the delegation of Six Nations representatives for the rededication cremonies of Brock's Monument at Queenston Heights. Shown are (left to right) Abram Lewis (holding silver pipe of peace), Chief Alexander Hill...
Laura Secord's Monument 
ImageObject  1910,   ...This monument has been erected by the Government of Canada, to Laura Ingersoll Secord who saved her husband's life in the battle on these heights, October 13, 1812. And who risked her own in conveying to Capt. Fitzgibbon, Information by which he won the victory of Beaver Dams Erected 1910...
Six Nations Confederacy Chiefs and members at the 1812 Centennial at Queenston Heights. 
ImageMysteries:  Oct. 13, 1913,   ...Photo illustration of "Group of Indians (Grand River Reserve) celebrating Brock's Centenary at Queenston Heights, Chief Alexander Hill in costume" form Alexander Fraiser's book "Brock Centenary: 1812-1912". Indian Contributions to the Reconstruction of Brock's Monument: in contributing to the Fund...
War of 1812 Series (54): 1912 Remembering 
TextPublication  2012,  
...Six Nations Legacy Consortium War of 1812 1912 Remembering Mohawk Chief A. G. Smith (right) gave a speech at the rededication of the Brock Monument in 1912: The Six Nations have never had an historian of their own to record the brave deeds of valour of their warriors, and therefore get but scant...
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