we'll find out what American and Canadian students learned together about the war of 1812
It was a coming together of two countries in Amherstburg today as they celebrated the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Students from both sides of the border presented their understanding of the War of 1812 through a variety of ways , including
art, dance and theatre. Students first came together last fall to take part in this cross border project. It culminated in today's Path to Peace Artfest in Amherstburg. The Artfest was also the realization of an idea Blanca Alvarez-stransky came up with a few years ago. She's the Superintendent of the Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial in Put In Bay Ohio. Also joining us is Louisa Mattina. She teaches Grade 7-8 at General Brock School. Her students took part in today's Artfest.
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