Historical Day

Women and Soldiers on the Plains

September 13, 2015

1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
At Martello Tower 1 and the surrounding area.

Information : 418 649-6157 / 1-855-649-6157


What roles did women play during the Seven Year’s War and the days of the Martello towers? Discover how 18th and 19th century women spent their time while the soldiers were busy with military drills.

In their own words, historical figures tell about their lives as military wives, women of the cloth, prostitutes, and soldiers during these troubled times.

Historical stations, artifacts, activities, and period atmosphere to the beat of reenactors’ drums and the sound of cannon and musket fire.

Canoniers en costume d'époque

Foule autour de la tour Martello