Daily Archives: May 9, 2012

Bicentennial of the War of 1812 – Commemorated in Mimico

Nick & Joe May 07, 2012 – Residents can learn about impact of War of 1812 on Toronto A unique series of lectures, debates and conversations is being planned to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and its … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Bicentennial Talks – 1812: The Big Picture

The World of Gord Tonight was the first of a series of lectures, debates and conversations commemorating the Bicentennial of the war of 1812. The series is being put on by Heritage Toronto and runs over the next seven weeks and … Continue reading

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Three Scouts awarded Eagle rank after service projects     Three teenagers from Jamesburg and Monroe were presented with the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers, the Eagle Scout rank, during an April 21 ceremony. Mathew Dobromilsky … Continue reading

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Blast from the past

Salute to the War of 1812 will play significant role at Celebrate Barrie By IAN MCINROY, Barrie Examiner Shows of military force past and present will transform the city next month. The annual Celebrate Barrie event will include a multi-faceted … Continue reading

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Milestones at Port Colborne Museum

NiagaraThisWeek   Luke Edwards, staff | May 08, 2012 Celebrations all summer long   Milestones at Port Colborne Museum. From left: registrar Tami Daoust, education programmer Michelle Mason and curator Stephanie Powell Baswick are excited about the Port Colborne Museum’s … Continue reading

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New welcome centre opens May 24

Simcoe.com Trina Berlo, Staff May 08, 2012 – 1:37 PM   Ready for the party. The new welcome centre at Nancy Island Historic Site will host a grand opening celebration on May 24. The centre was completed this year in … Continue reading

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In Philadelphia, a bicentennial for America’s first black nationalist

Martin R. Delany was a writer, editor, abolitionist, and major in the Army.. ________ By Michael D. Schaffer INQUIRER STAFF WRITER May. 9, 2012   Martin R. Delany is one of the most interesting people you’ve never heard of. He … Continue reading

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