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Posted by on Jan 22, 2012 in Costume related | 0 comments


The Town of York Historical Society in conjunction with Single Thread Theatre Company presents Petticoats, Scoundrels and Soldiers: The Faces of 1812. Spend an evening at magnificent St. Lawrence Hall, 157 King Street East, Tuesday March 6, 2012, 7:30 pm.  $25.00,  tickets available at the door;  to reserve call 416-865-1833.

The War of 1812 was a critical moment in the history of North America. At the centre of this struggle was a colourful cast of heroes, villains, strategists, and dupes. Experience 1812 through the eyes of key players and their personal stories: the bold Sir Isaac Brock, the determined Laura Secord, the stalwart James Fitzgibbons, the traitor Joseph Willcocks, and the fearless Shawnee warrior chief Tecumseh.

Proceeds benefit Toronto’s first Post Office in celebration of Toronto’s 178th birthday.

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