Daily Archives: December 15, 2011

GLYNN: War of 1812 books popular for Christmas

December 14, 2011 COLUMN BY DON GLYNN — Despite all the marvels of the electronic era, it’s still worth a trip to a bookstore, especially if you’re searching for works about area history. It seems that authors continue to produce … Continue reading

Posted in AMERICAN NEWS AND EVENTS | Leave a comment

Plans underway for the upcoming Concord Bicentennial

Thursday December 15, 2011 | By:Chris Proctor Concord Town Supervisor Gary Eppolito used the Concord Board’s Dec. 8 meeting to update the board members on the progress of the Bicentennial Steering Committee as it green flags events and opportunities designed … Continue reading

Posted in AMERICAN NEWS AND EVENTS | Leave a comment

Ont. mayor fights to save blood-soaked battlefield from development

The Vancouver Sun By Randy Boswell, Postmedia News December 14, 2011 The mayor of Niagara Falls, Ont., has appealed to the Canadian and Ontario governments to help the city secure “for historical and cultural purposes” a parcel of land headed … Continue reading

Posted in AMERICAN NEWS AND EVENTS | Leave a comment

Whitman Announces Special Collaboration with the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission

  By Whitman Publishing on December 14, 2011 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo announced today it will enter into a special collaboration with the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission at the Whitman Baltimore Expo in March. Whitman General Manager … Continue reading

Posted in AMERICAN NEWS AND EVENTS | Leave a comment

New $5, $1 coins pay homage to War of 1812, Battle of Baltimore

Baltimore Sun By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun U.S. Mint to issue gold and silver coins in March; proceeds will fund bicentennial activities statewide December 14, 2011 The U.S. Mint unveiled the designs Wednesday for two limited-issue coins that … Continue reading

Posted in AMERICAN NEWS AND EVENTS | Leave a comment