War of 1812
BruceGreySimcoe had a significant impact on the War of 1812, and in turn, the War of 1812 was instrumental in the formation and settlement of our region.
From 2012 through 2014 BruceGreySimcoe, along with the rest of Canada, will celebrate the bicentennial of the war that helped shape our country. Special events and exhibits will take place across the region to commemorate the War of 1812, our place in it, and the huge impact it had on the formation and settlement of our region as well as our cultural heritage as Canadians.
This historical milestone sowed the seeds of nationhood for Canada and helped forge 200 years of peace. BruceGreySimcoe played a pivotal role in the outcome of the War of 1812 and in Canada’s creation as a nation.