Women in the War of 1812
Susan Spencer

What was it like to be a woman during the War of 1812? What would your life have been like? This presentation examines some of the many different roles and experiences of women during that war, placing them in the greater context of life for females during the Regency period, and considering the effects of the massive social and political upheavals of the period upon them. From officers' wives to laundresses, from high society to the underbelly of society -- these women's stories and experiences are vastly different, and all deserve to be told.

This presentation is currently scheduled on the following dates:

~ January 17th, Ireland House Museum, Burlington, Ontario. Please contact the museum for further information and ticket purchase.

~ April 27th, as part of the War of 1812 Symposium, Ogdensburg, New York. Purchase of event pass is required to view this presentation. Please contact the Symposium for further information.


This presentation is available in two lengths: 45 minutes or 60 minutes -- it is assumed that 15 minutes' worth of questions will follow the presentation. Powerpoint capability is required for both versions of this presentation.

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