Monthly Archives: October 2013

Happy Halloween!

So, Halloween is tomorrow and you’re still looking for the perfect costume, right? Why not bring history to life with our costume suggestions! Finding the right costume can be time consuming and stressful, but don’t worry, the summer staff at Nancy Island Historic Site have many great ideas ranging in theme from the War of […]

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Check out these amazing pictures from Wasaga under Siege 2013! Email if you’d like to share your pictures with us, too! To see more of Bruce Young’s work: To see more of Katelyn Debus Photography:


Welcome to the new Friends of Nancy Island & Wasaga Beach Park blog! The Friends are dedicated individuals who care about, preserve, and promote educational and interpretive programs of Nancy Island Historic Site and Wasaga Beach Provincial Park. These sites are priceless natural and cultural heritage resources that offer pleasure and learning in the midst […]

1812 Re-enactors & Tall Ships Attract Thousands

Over the past decade, Nancy Island has hosted Wasaga under Siege, a War of 1812 re-enactment featuring a living history encampment that is open to the public. This three-day-long event commemorates the rich history of Wasaga Beach, specifically the battle that took place here 199 years ago between the British, Aboriginal peoples, and Americans. This […]