Spencerville Celebrates 1812 – with Jane Austen

June 1, 2012 at 12:17 pm (history, jane austen) (, , , , , , )

Sprinkle the magic words “Mr Darcy” in marketing campaigns today – and you’ve a probable “hit” on your hands.¬† A War of 1812 bicentennial¬†celebration in Spencerville, Ontario (Canada), invites “Regency Dress” enthusiasts to help break a Guinness Record.

Music and crafts highlight a weekend of historic tours, 1812 “elections”, cricket, antiques appraisals; English Country Dancing is also on the slate of activities.

Many other links for War of 1812 enthusiasts throughout the region.

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