Spanish spy to be topic of War of 1812 talk in Canton Saturday
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 5:30 pm

CANTON -- “For King and Countries: The Remarkable Life of an Occasional Spaniard and a Fair-weather Patriot" will be presented on March 1 at 2 p.m. at the Silas Wright House, 3 East Main St.

Matt Dudley will lead the presentation that is a part of the War of 1812 program through the St. Lawrence County Historical Association’s Commemoration of the 200th anniversary.

Canton General James Wilkinson was the 5th Commanding General of the US Army, fought along the St. Lawrence River during the War of 1812, and was a spy for the Spanish.

For information, contact 386-8133 or info@slcha.org.