200th Anniversary of the Battle of Chippawa is re-created this upcoming Weekend
July 2, 2014 by George Bailey
There’s going to be a big battle on Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6th when War of 1812 reenactors fight it out in the re-enactment of The Battle of Chippawa that took place on July5th 1814.It is the 200th anniversary of this bloody conflict.
This pivotal battle took the lives of 200 Americans, British, Canadians, and w Native Warriors. Many of these people are buried on the Chippawa battlefield site. It marked the first time American regulars defeated their British counterparts in a stand-up military action.
The re-enactment begins on Saturday, July 5 at 10:00 am.
An official opening ceremony will be held later in the day at 1pm.