Flight of the Royal George...

July 2012 you are invited to a St. Lawrence War of 1812 Bicentennial Alliance event: The Flight of the Royal George. June 29, 30, July 1 & 2 will see an incredible series of events unfold between Bath and Kingston along the shore of of Lake Ontario.

This living history event will feature at least three tall ships along with seven gunboats. Five British and three American regiments are already confirmed, with more expected to attend.

Flight of the Royal George 2012 is being hosted by The St. Lawrence Bicentennial Alliance, Canadian Fencibles, Fairfield-Gutzeit Society and the St. Lawrence Parks Commission.



Friday June 29
  • period encampments at Fairfield-Gutzeit House, Bath Academy, Massassaga Point (Marine Museum), Point Henry (Fort Henry) featuring 44th Regiment of Foot from Britain
  • education day/children's muster, artifacts on display, period music
Saturday June 30
  • re-enactment of American attack on Ernesttown (Bath) & burning of schooner Two Brothers
  • British batteries (viewing areas) at "the bluffs" (Amherst Island, Howell's Windmill (Lennox Generating Station OPG Park), Finkle's Park, Fairfield-Gutzeit House
  • evening pig roast
  • evening naval engagement on the bay in Bath
Sunday July 1
  • re-enactment of the American attack on Kingston with British Batteries (viewing areas) at William Fairfield House in Amherstview, Herkimer's Nose (Lemoine's Point), Massassaga Point (Kingston Marine Museum), Point Frederick (RMC) and Point Henry (Fort Henry)
  • Bath Canada Day Parade