Military Subjects:  War of 1812


The War of 1812 Magazine

Issue 10: October 2008


First Annual War of 1812 Seminar

When: Saturday, May 2, 2009

Where:  The event will be held at the National Register of Historic Places eligible “Freighthouse Restaurant” in Ogdensburg, which is located on the site of the 1812 battlefield, and immediately adjacent to the Fort La Présentation archaeological site. 

Freight House Restaurant
20 Market Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669

Participants’ registration fee will provide for the cost of three (3) meals- a Continental Breakfast, Buffet Lunch, and sit-down Supper.


$50.00 per person (Members of the Fort La Presentation Association)

$55.00 per person (all others)

Canadian residents, please pay in US funds, or international money order
payable in US dollars.

Send payment by check or money order to:

Fort La Présentation Association
Attn: War of 1812 Seminar
PO Box 1749
Ogdensburg, New York 13669


0700:                Doors Open for Exhibitors

0700-0800:       Exhibitors Set up, planned exhibitors include Jefferson County Historical Society (War of 1812 archaeology), 1812 Marines (private exhibitor), Fort La Presentation Association

0800:                Doors Open for Public, Continental Breakfast, Meet and Greet

0900:                Greetings and Opening Remarks, Mr. Douglas Cubbison, Command Historian, 10th Mountain Division, U.S. Army

0915:                Keynote Address, Major John R. Grodzinski, Royal Military College, Canadian Forces, Kingston

1015:                War of 1812 Archaeology, Dr. Tim Abel, Executive Director, Jefferson County Historical Society

1115:                War of 1812 on Lake Ontario, Dr. Gary Gibson

1215:                Buffet Lunch

1245:                Program: Music of War of 1812 by Excelsior Cornet Band

1345:                Forgotten Soldiers: The Regular US Army and the War in the North, 1812-1815 by Mr. Donald Graves 

1345:                Optional Visit to Remington Museum, Ogdensburg, New York

1445:                War of 1812 in Ogdensburg, Mr. James Regan, Fort La Presentation Association

1545:                Walking Tour of Battle of Ogdensburg,  February 1813:Mr. James Reagen, Fort La Presentation Association         

1745:                Closing Remarks and Evaluation, Mr. Douglas Cubbison, Command Historian, 10th Mountain Division, U.S. Army

1800:                Sit Down Supper (no program)

1900:                Adjournment          

Questions regarding this event should be directed to:

Douglas R. Cubbison, Board Member, Fort La Presentation Association


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