Daily Archives: May 3, 2012

QA’s receives first Star-Spangled kiosks

The Star Democrat May 2, 2012 By SHAUNA THOMPSON Staff Writer | 0 comments PHOTO BY SHAUNA THOMPSON Star-Spangled kiosks Mary Margaret Revell Goodwin of Centreville, executive director of the Eastern Shore 1812 Consortium and chairman of the Queen Anne’s County … Continue reading

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HMS Montrose helps commemorate War of 1812 in New Orleans

mod.uk 2012 May 12 HMS Montrose has spent six days in New Orleans helping Americans begin bicentennial commemorations of the War of 1812. A Royal Navy chef from HMS Montrose competing in the Louisiana seafood cook-off [Picture: Crown Copyright/MOD 2012] … Continue reading

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Ogdensburg War of 1812 event attracts brass from Canadian, U.S. military

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 OGDENSBURG — A Canadian brigadier-general is not a common sight in Ogdensburg, but the lectures presented by the Fort La Présentation Association War of 1812 program drew the Chief of Staff Land Operations Brigadier-General Michael Dabros … Continue reading

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‘War on the Great Lakes!’ exhibit sails into South Haven

nwitimes.com Friends Good Will [a beauty of a ship that was built in 2004 as an exact replica of its original], will be available for public sails throughout much of the commemorative period. By Megan Swoyer   For your information … Continue reading

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Associated Press May 2, 2012 SACKETS HARBOR, N.Y. — The Great Lakes Seaway Trail is promoting a series of walks along waterways in western Pennsylvania and upstate New York as the nation commemorates the bicentennial of the War of 1812. … Continue reading

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Fayetteville museum hosting War of 1812 bicentennial exhibit

By Andrew Barksdale Staff writerA Fayetteville museum is recognizing America’s bicentennial of the War of 1812 with a new exhibit downtown. Story panels, a cannonball replica and 200-year-old artifacts, such as an Irish silver teapot and an eagle-head sword, help … Continue reading

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La.’s 200-year history more colorful than most

dailyworld.com May. 2, 2012 Louisiana just turned 200 and all around the state, there will observances, throughout the month of May, which began with a birthday celebration Monday at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge. As part of the celebration, … Continue reading

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Conservancy celebrates War of 1812’s bicentennial

Mississauga.com Chris Clay | May 01, 2012 The Riverwood Conservancy is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 with a troika of free events over the next two months. The first, Recreating an Era, features Jim Taggart. The … Continue reading

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