Monthly Archives: July 2018

New Book about HMS Nancy – ‘The Final Year’

It seems fitting that as we celebrate the 90th Anniversary of Nancy Island Historic Site a new book of historical fiction has been written about the story of HMS Nancy, Alexander Mackintosh, Miller Worsley and events of the War of 1812. Author Walter Weckers has always had an interest in history, the conflicts and events […]

Nancy Island Historic Site Turns 90

Nancy Island Historic Site was first opened to the public in 1928 and is recognized both nationally and provincially as an important heritage site.  Despite this, very few Canadians are aware that a significant naval engagement occurred here during the War of 1812 and that the charred remains of the HMS Nancy represent one of […]