Daily Archives: December 22, 2011

Free War of 1812 Bicentennial Concert

Posted by Jessie Biele December 16, 2011 On January 11, 2012, the General Assembly is sponsoring a concert with the Richmond Symphony to kickoff the state’s War of 1812 Bicentennial activities.  The concert is FREE, but is ticketed.  60 West … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Bicentennial Plans? Not in NY.

  Iowa1812.org Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Iowa From the New York Times: “For War of 1812 Bicentennial, Indifference from Albany” by Thomas Kaplan. Dec. 19, 2011   A few American States are planning big … Continue reading

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Historic event sailing to New London

WTNH.com Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 Tina Detelj New London, Conn. (WTNH) – A long awaited historic event is sailing to New London in the summer. The headquarters are set up and soon the first of the funding will be in … Continue reading

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Historical, cultural arts societies to publish book

Zanesville Times Recorder Dec. 21, 2011 JUNCTION CITY — The Perry County Historical and Cultural Arts Society plans to publish a book honoring the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the sesquicentennial of the Civil War with a special … Continue reading

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1812 hero Chief Tecumseh gets own stamp

A Great Lakes freighter will also be named in First Nations leader’s honour CBC News Posted: Dec 21, 2011 Chief Tecumseh will have a Canada Post stamp issued in his honour and a Great Lakes freighter will also be renamed … Continue reading

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