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Corn maze honors Chief Tecumseh

 

Last updated 9/26/2012 at 10:02pm

Photo: © 2012 Winnipeg Sun

War of 1812 hero Chief Tecumseh is the subject of the Dieleman family’s corn maze near Thamesville. The attraction opened to the public on Labor Day.

THAMESVILLE, ON—Ken and Ingrid Dieleman are honoring a War of 1812 hero with their Corn Maze. Chief Tecumseh is being remembered in the popular Thamesville, Ontario corn maze.

A full-body image of the Shawnee leader, who died during the Battle of the Thames on October 5, 1813, stretches the length of the maze.

“Last year we did the (bicentennial) logo,” said Ingrid Dieleman, who runs the popular Thamesville corn maze with her husband Ken and children, “this year it’s Chief Tecumseh and next year we’ll hopefully be able to tie the maze into the (Battle of the Thames) celebrations...



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