Monthly Archives: October 2011

Relive the War of 1812 Weekly “This Week in the War of 1812” Articles Now Online

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Contact:  Jolene Priest 517-335-8155 Agency: Natural Resources As the nation prepares to mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812, the Michigan Commission on the Commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 is … Continue reading

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Scope of bicentennial events will depend on funding

HAMILTON COMMUNITY NEWS Wednesday, October, 26, 2011 By Abigail Cukier News Staff While it was announced that two Hamilton projects will receive funding from the federal government as part of the War of 1812 bicentennial commemoration, the Re-enactment of the … Continue reading

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Maryland Gears Up for War of 1812 Bicentennial

    By Tom George Capital News Service BALTIMORE — Maryland is getting ready for a “Star Spangled” bicentennial celebration. 2012 will mark the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, a critical moment in both U.S. and Maryland history. … Continue reading

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Harperization of Canada in full swing with majority, critics say

The Victoria Times Colonist By Randy Boswell, Postmedia News October 28, 2011 “Harper, Give Us Back Our Canada.” The message scrawled on the flight attendant’s placard — and waved defiantly during a recent union protest on Parliament Hill over the … Continue reading

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QA’s to host War of 1812 events Slippery Hill battle helped American defenders avoid ‘huge pickle’

  STARDEM.COM Friday, October 28, 2011 By CHRIS KNAUSS For The Star Review CENTREVILLE Local historian Mary Margaret Revell Goodwin delivered good news at the Board of Commissioners public meeting Sept. 13. According to Goodwin, a Program and Events Advisory … Continue reading

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New war exhibit tells story of 1812 from all four sides

CENTRETOWN NEWS   Friday, 28 October 2011 By Daniel Fish A new exhibit at the Canadian War Museum will present the War of 1812 from four different points of view when it opens alongside the government’s bicentennial celebrations next June. … Continue reading

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Bicentennial War of 1812

TOURISIMNIAGARA.COM Welcome to the Bicentennial War of 1812 The Niagara region plays host to breathtaking panoramas, luscious landscape, delectable foods, and delicious, award-winning wines. In 2012, the whole world will be looking to its doorstep to commemorate the 200th anniversary … Continue reading

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