Though far removed from the camouflage of today, the uniforms worn by War of 1812 soldiers served a variety of purposes.
This first-of-its-kind monument was unveiled in
Buffalo this September.
Today, Canadians remember William Lyon Mackenzie in a variety of ways, which often differ from how Americans view this controversial figure.
Scottish immigrant-turned-reformer, William Lyon Mackenzie, attempted to effect changes in Upper Canada's government by attempting to set up his own country--with a little help from the neighbors.
The following are excerpts from a Courier-Express article from July 16, 1939 by Robert B. Boltwood.
As a medical doctor and a military colonel, Cyrenius Chapin's reputation often preceded him along the Niagara Frontier. Erie County Historian Doug Kohler looks at the influential character.
At the dawn of the automobile age, Buffalo, NY, represented America to the world in a grueling competition and came away victoriously.
In the War of 1812 the British successfully attacked Fort Niagara in the middle of winter. They retained the American garrison flag as a war trophy.