Monthly Archives: February 2012

Pirates and Privateers

a new documentary titled Pirates and Privateers. The film will have its world broadcast premiere on Sunday, March 4 2012 at 12 Noon on CBC TV’s Land & Sea. Pirates and Privateers is a half hour documentary about the exciting … Continue reading

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Countdown to a Star-Spangled Whitman Spring Expo

  By Whitman Publishing on February 28, 2012 Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission Plans Exhibit When the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo gets underway here, March 22-25, a special commemorative exhibit and the inaugural Baltimore Rarities Night Auction … Continue reading

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Brookeville digging its history

Maryland Community News Online Archeological excavation planned as part of War of 1812 celebration by Terri Hogan, Staff Writer As they prepare to celebrate the bicentennial of the town of Brookeville serving as the nation’s “Capital for a Day,” town … Continue reading

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Launch Event Planned for Star Spangled Banner Commemorative Coins

Coin Update February 28, 2012 On March 5, 2012, an event will be held at the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Visitor Center to launch the sales of the 2012 Star Spangled Banner Commemorative Coins. Authorized under Public … Continue reading

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Hear ye, hear ye – passion be conscripting

Tuesday, February 28, 2012   by: Rob Majury Algoma 1812 has called in a field commander to whip the local troops into shape for the upcoming War of 1812. Or, to be more precise, the big centennial re-enactment of the … Continue reading

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Daughters of the American Revolution: Students share essays on War of 1812

By Shannon DonnellyDaily News Society Editor Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 The bicentennial of the War of 1812 was the theme as the Palm Beach chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted its annual Essay Awards Luncheon. The event took place Feb. … Continue reading

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Event Central – The War of 1812 Bicentennial Calendar

Event Central is your calendar of events commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. This site is open to groups and institutions who wish to publicize their activities during the years 2012 to 2015. War of 1812 Bicentennial … Continue reading

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War of 1812 button

  (Independence Nat’l Historical Park) War of 1812 Button   As we enter into the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, what could be more fitting than this small button excavated in 1957, from the State House Yard. The button … Continue reading

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Tragically Hip plan big summer gigs, and more

Toronto.com February 27, 2012 by: Garnet Fraser   The Hip return. We’re starting to think the Tragically Hip will never put out another studio album (it’s been three years now) but the band revealed Monday they’re headlining two big outdoor festivals in … Continue reading

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Genesee Country Village announces 2012 events

democrat and chronicle Feb. 27, 2012 Stuart Low Genesee Country Village & Museum hibernates in the winter. But at this time of year, it wakes up briefly to announce what’s in store once its Mumford campus thaws out. Its 2012 … Continue reading

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