Welcome to
The Battle of Queenston Heights (U.S. side)
Academy Park, Lewiston, New York
October 12-14, 2012

A Bicentennial commemoration and reenactment of the first major battle of the War of 1812, portrayed on the actual dates.

This is a bi-national event with programs and demonstration on both sides of the U.S. and Canada border. This webpage is for programs on the U.S side. If you are interested in programs on the Canadian side, please click here: http://www.friendsoffortgeorge.ca/event.htm

If you are interested in Volunteering, click here

Contact for more information

Information for Reenactors portraying U.S. soliders or militia

The U.S. program is FREE and the public is welcomed.
This is 100% volunteer effort and your support is needed and appreciated.


Friday, October 12

2:45pm (Academy Park)
The War of 1812: Songs & Stories
from New York and Beyond
Dave Ruch

4pm Off to War Cannon Procession
Center St. (from Portage Road to 4th St.)
Cheer on our brave troops as they prepare to invade Canada and
drive the British out of North America once and for all!

7pm to 7:30pm
Cannon Bombardment of Canada
Lewiston Riverfront, N. Water Street
Period cannonade with special fireworks presentation and music.
This will be the largest 1812 period cannon bombardment ever assembled. Listen to President Madison urge
his troops to victory at 6:50pm. Bring lawn chairs for seating. Area parking restrictions in force.

Saturday, October 13

Noon to 1pm
British troops harass and ransack Lewiston businesses
Center Street

1 and 4pm
New York State Honor Guard Ceremony
Veteran's Memorial, Academy Park

Air Force Reserve Mass Enlistment
Artpark Amphitheater

Cannon Bombardment of Canada
Artpark Upper Parking Lot &
Amphitheater area

11am, 12, 1:30, 3pm
Virginia Reel (Tent #4)
Spirits of 1812: Tryon and Sally (Tent #6)
Tying Knots Like a Sailor (Tent #8)
Colonial Times (Tent #11)
19th Century Cricket (Field #14)

11:30am, 12:30, 2, 3:30pm
Spirits of 1812: Millar and Brit (Tent #2)
Genot Picor: French-Canadian (Tent #3)
Ship's Company Chanteymen (Tent #7)
19th Century Games & Toys (Tent #9)
19th Century Food & Clothes (Tent #12)

Sunday, October 14

Reenactor Marching, Drills
and Demonstrations

Variety of Interpretive Program Stations

1812 Fashion Show
Student lunch tent, Academy Park

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Preserving and promoting Lewistons rich Heritage.