"Obstinate headstrong girl!" Lady Catherine De Bourgh, Pride & Prejudice, by Jane Austen

Chatsworth- originally owned by Bess of Hardwick. Jane Austen once attended a ball here and it is believed to be the inspiration for Pemberly in her novel "Pride and Prejudice.

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife." Pride & Prejudice, Jane Austen

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.

"Run mad as often as you chuse; but do not faint." Jane Austen

"Run mad as often as you chuse; but do not faint.

"Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing, after all." Eliza Bennett in Pride & Prejudice, by Jane Austen

"Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing, after all." Eliza Bennett in Pride & Prejudice, by Jane Austen

My favourite in our little series.

My favourite in our little series.

The front of our folding history flyer, completed to help promote the history of the War of 1812 along the St. Lawrence.

The front of our folding history flyer, completed to help promote the history of the War of 1812 along the St.

Duelling, Dancing & Darcy | The Nichedom

Duelling, Dancing & Darcy | The Nichedom

Sins & Sorrows - the Seamy Underbelly of the War of 1812. A panel discussion by historians Donald E. Graves, René Chartrand and Major John Grodzinski, moderated by Kurt Johnson.

Sins & Sorrows - the Seamy Underbelly of the War of A panel discussion by historians Donald E. Graves, René Chartrand and Major John Grodzinski, moderated by Kurt Johnson.

Duelling, Dancing & Darcy - Spencerville Heritage Fair Facebook Ad June 21-23

Duelling, Dancing & Darcy - Spencerville Heritage Fair Facebook Ad June 21-23

IT is a truth universally acknowledged, that a Jane Austen fan in possession of a good outfit must be in want of an event.   However little known the feelings or views of such a fan may be on her first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that she is considered as the rightful tourist of some one or other of their holdings.

IT is a truth universally acknowledged, that a Jane Austen fan in possession of a good outfit must be in want of an event. However little known the feelings or views of such a fan may be on her first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that she is considered as the rightful tourist of some one or other of their holdings.

Think Big...#celebrate1812

Think Big...#celebrate1812

Hug a Red Coat...but don't inhale. #celebrate1812

Hug a Red Coat.but don't inhale.

Our version of Keep Calm and Carry On. Part of our A Guide to Time Travel at www.timetripper.ca

Our version of Keep Calm and Carry On. Part of our A Guide to Time Travel at www.timetripper.ca

5 Reasons to Hire a Generalist

5 Reasons to Hire a Generalist

Honour in 1812 - a talk by LtGen Jonathon Riley June 22 in Spencerville

Honour in 1812 - a talk by LtGen Jonathon Riley June 22 in Spencerville

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