Sunday, 26 September 2021

Ulster American Folkpark

 Ulster American Folkpark. My favourite place in the UK to reenact the revwar. Here is their Pennsylvania farmhouse and outbuildings.


Monday, 13 September 2021

Battle of the Plains of Abraham 1759

 


Today's anniversary. Wiki

"The Pathfinder" - 1996 TV-Movie

 IMDB

This adventure follows a mid-18th-century British scout through the wilderness on a mission to sneak into a French fortress.

I saw this on VHS - it's not great. It has some bits filmed at Niagara if I remember correctly. 

Sunday, 12 September 2021

IROQUOIS TRAIL (1950)

 The Iroquois Trail is a 1950 American Western film directed by Phil Karlson starring George Montgomery and Brenda Marshall. It is set during the French-Indian War.[2] It is an adaptation of James Fenimore Cooper's 1826 work The Last of the Mohicans, with significant alterations. As with the book, one of the major plot lines is based on the siege of Fort William Henry and the subsequent massacre.[3]

Saturday, 11 September 2021

"La Fayette" - Battle of Brandywine (September 11, 1777) Part2

Somebody blundered with the Scottish uniforms!

 "La Fayette" is a 1961 French-Italian biographical film directed by Jean DrĂ©ville and starring Pascale Audret, Jack Hawkins and Orson Welles. The film depicts the life of Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, in particular his role in the American War of Independence.

2nd Siege of Fort Henry 1782

 This siege by Indians and Butler's Rangers commenced today. Wiki


Friday, 10 September 2021

Seven Nations of Canada in the Seven years war

 There seems to be some ignorance about this subject. The wiki will explain. The book is excellent and ideal if you want more.