American Girl debuted their newest historical doll earlier this week. Blonde, blue eyed Caroline Abbott hails from 1812. Living in Sackets Harbor, NY Caroline witnesses first hand the events of the ‘War of 1812.′ The war was fought on land and sea all along the Great Lakes Seaway Trail from Erie PA to Northern New York State and the St. Lawrence River. The war lasted until 1815.
According to the American Girl website: “As the War of 1812 begins, so does the story of Caroline Abbott’s bravery. She loves sailing with her father, but when he’s captured, Caroline must help keep the family’s shipyard running. When she sees a chance to rescue her father, Caroline discovers that she must use her mind and heart to guide her decisions.”
I’m a huge American Girl fan and the best part of every American Girl doll in my mind is always the story behind the girl.
Like other American Girl historical dolls, Caroline stars in a series of five books: Meet Caroline, Caroline’s Secret Message, A Surprise for Caroline, Caroline Takes a Chance, Caroline’s Battle, and Changes for Caroline.
Find out more about this historical doll and all the books that tell her story at: http://store.americangirl.com/agshop/static/carolinedoll.jsp
What do you think of 1812 Caroline? Are you planning on giving her as a gift or purchasing her for yourself?
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