Daily Archives: June 1, 2012

War of 1812 bicentennial sites, events all over U.S.

USA TODAY By Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press Pity the War of 1812. Its bicentennial is at hand, and events are planned for many parts of North America, from Canada and the Great Lakes to the mid-Atlantic and the South. … Continue reading

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HMS Nancy gets stamp of approval

Simcoe.com Trina Berlo, Staff | May 31, 2012   In the mail. Ron Watson and Manfred Leimgardt at Nancy Island with a display of the stamp commemorating the HMS Nancy as part of the War of 1812 bicentennial. Watson illustrated … Continue reading

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Barcelos pouring War of 1812 wine

Simcoe.com Trina Berlo, Staff | May 31, 2012   Wine list. Nelson Marques (from left) and Janice Biffis of Barcelos Restaurant have exclusive rights to serve 1812 in Wasaga Beach, with Terry Gibson of Palatine Hills Estate Winery and Bill … Continue reading

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Binational Doors Open Niagara & Heritage Peace Garden Trail

Buffalo Rising Regional May 31, 2012 Submission by Arlene White, Executive Director, Binational Alliance: Welcome to Binational Doors Open Niagara. Join us this June to celebrate our 10th anniversary! 2012 is a very special year in our cross-border region.  We are … Continue reading

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18.12 Challenge Organizers Seek, Garner National Runners

by Timothy W. Scee II Special to Newzjunky.com Published May 31, 2012 WATERTOWN, N.Y.  —  Organizers of the first-ever 18.12 Challenge and Half-Marathon, aimed to coincide with the bicentennial anniversary of the War of 1812, are hoping to garner the … Continue reading

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On Memorial Day, town remembers Andover in War of 1812

May 31, 2012 By Dustin Luca STAFF WRITER Residents filled the Park during the bicentennial of the War of 1812 to remember soldiers lost and honor those living. The significance of the 200-year anniversary of the first war fought on … Continue reading

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