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.

Advertisements

About Mary Simpson

Mary is one of the facilitators for barnquilttrails.ca, 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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s