Monthly Archives: December 2011

War of 1812 monument to pay tribute to Canadians

Zoe McKnight Staff Reporter Wed Dec 28 2011 Every year for the last five years, Theodore Schofield has played militiaman, marine, naval officer and cannon operator in re-enactments of the War of 1812 at Sackets Harbor naval base in upstate … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden Trail Map Unveiled Highlighting Several Regions Throughout New York State

Monday, December 26, 2011 Five New York State Regional Tourism Offices in collaboration with the International Peace Garden Foundation unveiled a NEW Trail Map today pinpointing seventeen historical sites across the state and three in Ontario, Canada. The gardens commemorate … Continue reading

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Cape Cod and the War of 1812 Bicentennial

Cape Cod Today The Bourne Courierreminds us that Cape Cod has another historic anniversary coming, the bicentennial of the War of 1812 which will see many dignitaries and tall sailing ships arriving in Massachusetts which played a prominent role in … Continue reading

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NY to honor Brits, Canadians killed in War of 1812

The Wall Street Journal DECEMBER 26, 2011 Associated Press SACKETS HARBOR, N.Y. — New York state plans to erect a monument to the British and Canadian soldiers killed in a battle fought along the eastern shore of Lake Ontario during … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL-War-on-our-doorsteps-200-years-ago

BOURNE COURIER Posted Dec 25, 2011 BOURNE —   America quietly remembered the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor this month, the aerial bombing that killed 2,390 Americans. There are survivors of that infamous day for the … Continue reading

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War of 1812 tourists to invade area

Windsor Star By Monica Wolfson, The Windsor Star December 26, 2011 The War of 1812 will cause yet another invasion of the Windsor area, but this time it will involve armies of tourists. Area museums and historic sites are gearing … Continue reading

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Play fires first shot in 3-year celebration of war’s bicentennial

BuffaloNews.com By Richard E. Baldwin News Niagara Reporter December 24, 2011 FORT ERIE, Ont. — A three-year long commemoration of the War of 1812 will begin with eight performances in January of a dramatic play, “The Lion and the Eagle.” Members … Continue reading

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