1812 and all that | On top of the world

By: On Top Of The World  09-12-2011

Inspired by Simcoe’s dream to create a British colony, flamboyant Colonel Tom Talbot obtained a land grant in South Western Ontario and offered new immigrants the opportunity to settle the land. It was a tough but rewarding life clearing the land, planting and harvesting crops, and building roads. As part of the deal, all male members of the family had to join the militia. No problem until war broke out.

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