Daily Archives: July 16, 2012

Bicentennial Commemoration celebrates Kentucky’s Role in the War of 1812

Kentucky National Guard July 10, 2012 Story by Nicky Hughes, Curator, Frankfort Historical Sites Soldiers of Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 623rd Field Artillery post the colors during a War of 1812 bicentennial event, as a period era re-enactor looks on … Continue reading

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Ships ahoy! 1812 Bicentennial celebrations continue in NOTL with historic naval display

Photo special to Bullet News by J.T. Lewis. NIAGARA-ON-LAKE – The sights and sounds of battle mixed with the beauty of tall ships. It was all on display Saturday in Niagara-on-the-Lake as part of a naval and land re-enactment from … Continue reading

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Expo 67 participant dips his paddle for War of 1812

Flotilla is last hurrah for Bill Stadnyk By Brian Kelly, The Sault Star Bill Stadnyky, 82, of Sault Ste. Marie, is one of more than 40 paddlers who joined a War of 1812 flotilla. The group left the Sault on … Continue reading

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Shingwauk’s descendants join War of 1812 program

By Brian Kelly, The Sault Star Descendants of an area First Nations leader who served in the War of 1812 will attend bicentennial celebrations at Fort St. Joseph. About six relatives of Shingwaukonse (Little Pine), commonly known as Chief Shingwauk, … Continue reading

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Patchwork of our past

London Free Press   WAR OF 1812 BICENTENNIAL: Barn Quilt Trail, created along Longwoods Rd., between Delaware and Thamesville, tells the colourful and violent story about the War of 1812, often from a woman’s point of view. Last Updated: July … Continue reading

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