Lisa Clark knew there was a possibility of being enlisted into the 2nd Lincoln Artillery, but she wasn’t nervous.
Unlike 199 years ago, those who were handpicked to fire the cannons at Drummond Hill Thursday night weren’t stepping into battle.
This was just a demonstration of the Battle of Lundy’s Lane, an 1814 battle that turned the tide of an American push into Niagara. Cannonballs that could easily rip through a person were replaced by blank cartridges mimicking the boom of the destructive 19th-century weapon.
Cannons roar once again on Lundy’s Lane by Matt Day, Niagara Falls Review