Inspiration for the Longwoods Barn Quilt Trail

In the Midst of Alarms:
The Untold Story of Women and the War of 1812
Dianne Graves

This is a groundbreaking study of women – American, Canadian, British and aboriginal – who experienced the War of 1812. Dianne Graves distils her years of research in diaries, records, memoirs and correspondence into a colourful examination of the ­ordeals, tragedies and triumphs of women who endured a conflict wished for by neither of the belligerents.

About Mary Simpson

Mary is one of the facilitators for, a Canadian network of quilters, rural organizations, museums, historians, sponsors and many others with a passion for rural Canada. We are working together to promote and enhance rural creativity, the arts, Canadian heritage and culture.

Posted on October 20, 2011, in Longwoods Barn Quilt Trail, War of 1812 and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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