LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The bicentennial of the War of 1812 and signing of the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the war, is being commemorated this weekend at the Lexington home of Henry Clay.
The Living History Event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT Saturday and will feature demonstrations based on the period, including wood turning, muskets firing and tomahawk throwing. There will be handmade period clothing for sale and a Native American wigwam and camp, as well as special tours and an exhibit in the Ashland mansion, including the Ghent jacket that Clay had made when he was appointed a peace commissioner to negotiate an end to the war.
Admission is $14 for adults, $7 for anyone under 18 and $35 family rate.
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