Ships ahoy! 1812 Bicentennial celebrations continue in NOTL with historic naval display

Photo special to Bullet News by J.T. Lewis.

NIAGARA-ON-LAKE – The sights and sounds of battle mixed with the beauty of tall ships.

It was all on display Saturday in Niagara-on-the-Lake as part of a naval and land re-enactment from the War of 1812, as Niagara continues its Bicentennial celebrations.

The action continues Sunday with a 10 a.m. Military Parade down Queen Steet and at 11 a.m. a Naval Salute at Queens Royal Park. A final “Battle through the Fort” re-enactment at Fort George begins at 2 p.m.

Photos special to Bullet News by professional news photographer and instructor J.T. Lewis. Check out more of his photography work by visiting www.fineartamerica.com/profiles/jt-lewis.html

The St. Lawrence II slips past Fort Niagara after the beach assualt. The ship was taking part in The Navy Of 1812: Sailors On The Lakes demonstration at Fort George National Historic Site of Canada in Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, Saturday July 14/. Photo special to Bullet News by J.T. Lewis.

British Infantry reenactors continue their beach assault. Photo special to Bullet News by J.T. Lewis.

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