Thursday, 23 February 2012

QFHS lecture: The War of 1812

Here's advance notice from the Québec Family History Society of a free public lecture the Society will host to be given by Luc Lépine, one of the leading experts in the War of 1812 and author of the book "Lower Canada's Militia Officers, 1812 - 1815." The presentation will focus on events that took place in Lower Canada (now Québec) and the Battle of Chateauguay during the War of 1812.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 10, 2012, 10:30 a.m. at the Briarwood Presbyterian Church Hall, 70 Beaconsfield Blvd, Beaconsfield, QC, H9W 3Z3

Luke Lépine, a reference archivist at the National Archives of Québec in Montreal, has 37 years experience as a military historian, holds an MA from University of Montreal and is preparing a Ph.D at the University of Québec in Montreal.

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