Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the declaration of the War of 1812 (June 18, 1812), the Legacy Council hosted a handful of events June 15-18, including a ceremony with the Governor General of Canada.
The Opening Ceremonies was awarded the TOP CANADIAN EVENT for 2012 by the American Bus Association.
NOW IN THE PRESENCE OF THE GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA ON SATURDAY MORNING!
The weekend commemorates the 200th anniversary of the proclamation of war. (June 18, 1812.)
The official opening ceremonies start at 10 a.m. with dignitaries at Queenston Heights in Niagara-on-Lake, Ontario, and is open to the public. Included, is a Heritage Fair from 10-5, educational activities and crafts for kids, live entertainment, and more… all for FREE.
THANK YOU TO Ontario Power Generation, the OFFICIAL SPONSOR of the Opening Ceremonies Weekend.
Images from the June 16th ceremony at Queenston and the June 18th citizenship ceremony were taken by Denis Cahill. All other images taken by Katie Farr.