10 October 2012
75 days to Treaty of Ghent, 24 Dec 1814
Publication; Colonel Christopher Myers 1774-1817
Published by Lanark Co. Archives, 2012, Author Michael J. Jaques.
This book covers his life and family and his military service during
the Napoleonic war, then his service in Canada during the War of 1812.
He served for a short time with the 100th/99th Regiment.
The block of land in Perth containing the courthouse was known as
It could be stated that this pub. is a family history of the Colonel and his family.
We will hear more about the Colonel after the War of 1812 is over, in this blog.
Returned from the Soo and our visit to Fort Mackinac. What a place, but it is now
mainly a tourist place. However I looked at its historical features. There are no
cars or such there. Only a couple of fire trucks in case of emergency.
Everywhere we went the trees were in colour, if you look past the evergreens.