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Welcome to the Website of the Crown Forces of North America (or CFNA) which is the home page for a listing of those War of 1812 Living History or Re-Enactment Units and Groups that represent the British, Canadian, Militia, and Native Ally units of that conflict.

This is a portal to those organisations and groups - to find their location(s), contact information, and any or all web presences they have available to learn more about them... as well as a repository of information about The Crown Forces and their efforts.

The menu will help you locate the information or contact group you wish to learn more about...

 

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The re-created Military Re-enactment Units of
United States Forces
of the War of 1812
are listed at:
http://usforces1812.tripod.com

To have your event listed on the Crown Forces website, the following criteria must be met...

#1:  You have been asked to submit your event by a senior Crown Forces officer.

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#2:  Your event is specifically about The War of 1812 and/or has a significant amount of War of 1812 content in terms of reenactors, living display. or academic study and/or has a significant Napoleonic military component in terms of reenactors, living display, or academic study that involves members/staff of The Crown Forces North America and are approved by one of the two administrators for this section. 

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All new inclusions as well as corrections or additions to existing information displayed can be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(Please, for corrections, tell one or the other of us... not both...)

Decisions to add a listing to the site rely on one of these two gentlemen approving the addition and the decisions are final.

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The information we will need for the website is as follows...

When a user first visits the Crown Forces website and looks at the calendar of events, they see this...

Basic Main Calendar Image

Very basic information of the current "year" of events.

As a more "filled out" example, here's the listings for June of 2018...

Sample of Main Listing

Events listed on the calendar are *NOT* necessarily official "Crown Forces" events, but do have members or staff of Crown Forces North America involved within them and have passed the criteria listed below to be included in our calendar...

- War of 1812 Event
Reenactment or living encampment specific to the War of 1812 in North America.

- Timeline Event
Reenactment or living encampment of reenactors interpreting/displaying multiple periods in history. Listed events here include a significant contribution towards the display of the War of 1812 in terms of living history or information and involves members or staff of Crown Forces North America.

- Napoleonic Events in North America
Although Crown Forces is focused on the interpretation/portrayal of the War of 1812 in North America, we also acknowledge that we are British Forces of the Napoleonic period.  As such, we do take part in Napoleonic events when offered.  Event listed here involve members or staff of Crown Forces North America.

- Special
This category is used for academic lectures and symposiums, markets and fairs, and other events that include significant relevance to The War of 1812 in North America and involve members or staff of Crown Forces North America.

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When the link on the main page is clicked...

Image of the details of a calenday entry

The link opens to VERY basic information... the name, the location (Town/City, Province/State,) and a link (outside of the Crown Forces website that the person submitting the information provided,) for more information.

The link can be to an email address, website, FaceBook page, or any other usable (through a browser) information space/document. PLEASE do not send us (attachments via email) items to upload for you (documents, files, PDFs, images,) but only links to where they can be accessed online...

We cannot provide "extra information" more than the above... so please keep this in mind.

Thank you for your help with these listing.

 

 

To have your group/unit listed on the Crown Forces website, the following criteria must be met...

#1:  You have been asked to submit your information by a senior Crown Forces officer.

-- and/or --

#2:  You portray a British, British "Canadian" (Militia/Fencibles/Other), British Native Allied group and participate in War of 1812 reenactments on a regular basis.

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All new inclusions and/or re-submitted inclusions must be passed through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All corrections or additions to existing information displayed can be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(Please, for corrections, tell one or the other of us... not both...)

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The information we will need for the website is as follows...

Template for Information Required

 

#1: The larger unit your represent.

#2: The specific title of YOUR unit.

#3: The name of the main contact of your unit.

#4: The CURRENT (modern) headquarters (allows for potential recruits to know where you're located.)

#5: A working and monitored email address. (ie: One that is regularly checked.)

~ The above are the essentials above... Below are optional items... ~

a: If you have a Facebook page or group for the public, we can list it. (Not essential)

b: If you have a website, we can list it.(Not essential)

CURRENTLY there are no plans to add links to other social media outlets (Tumblr, Flickr, Instgram, Twitter, etc.)

As an example of this, here's the current (2018) 2nd York Militia entry...

2nd York Information in Graphic Form = Please VIEW GRAPHIC or download graphic

 

Title Block - Merchants and Sutlers

Historic Engraving of Various Regency Merchants

 

 

Below is a general list of merchants and sutlers dealing with the War of 1812 era merchandise and services...

 
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Historic Merchants - A base website for several sutlers, merchants, and entertainers. (Sutler Cyrus, 4 & 20 Blackbirds, Kind Fibres, Faire Tyme Toys, Rodney the Younger)
 
 
 

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All links here above are dealing with and/or supporting of War of 1812 hobbyists and enthusiasts.