Between today and Saturday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers:
Tuesday: The Kings County Record (Sussex)
Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin
Thursday: The Western Star (Corner Brook)
Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst)
Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton)
Title: War of 1812 Map and Time Line
Snippet: Two hundred years ago, a southern country tried to invade and take command of a northern country. The country in the north didn’t like the idea of being ruled by the other country, so took up arms to fend off the invasion and keep their country free.
After many brave battles were fought, the northern country—strong and free—repelled the invading forces with the help of dedicated men, sea-worthy ships and at least one brave woman. The red coats were victorious and sent the blue coats back to where they belonged. Those red coats shined against the white snow, sort of like a red maple leaf against a white background.
. . . To read more, pick up one of the above noted newspapers.