Daily Archives: May 1, 2012

Charm City Circulator’s Banner Route to serve Fort McHenry

New, free Baltimore bus route to start in time for Sailabration   View Large BALTIMORE –   Starting this summer, a new, free bus route will ferry passengers from downtown Baltimore to Fort McHenry.   City transportation officials announced Monday … Continue reading

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Plymouth warship helps with hurricance recovery in New Orleans

April 30, 2012 The crew of the Plymouth-based Royal Naval frigate HMS Montrose has been helping with hurricane recovery projects during a visit to New Orleans to celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812. The sailors have been guests … Continue reading

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Warship to be Excavated Near Upper Marlboro

Local officials hope to see the excavation of a shipwrecked warship dating back to the War of 1812. By Jenni Pompi April 30, 2012     City and county officials are hoping that an upcoming archaeological dig in the Patuxent … Continue reading

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Cannon And Musket Volunteers Needed At Perry’s Victory And International Peace Memorial

New volunteers are needed for the park’s carronade firing demonstrations. NPS photo. ____________ Submitted by Jim Burnett on May 1, 2012 f you’ve ever wished for some hands-on experience firing historic cannons and muskets, the staff at Perry’s Victory and … Continue reading

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Flag-raising kicks off Erie’s Perry 200 celebration

Erie Times-News May 1, 2012 he Perry party began with a bang. The Perry 200 Commemoration, a two-year celebration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812, officially started Monday with cannon fire and a flag-raising ceremony at Erie’s Perry … Continue reading

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Thomas Bay Chapter USD 1812 to celebrate the War of 1812

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 The Thomas Bay Chapter National Society United States Daughters of 1812 will hold the “Ring the Bells” ceremony from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 18 to celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812 … Continue reading

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