Daily Archives: May 26, 2012

Celebrate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 at Fort Wadsworth

National Parks Blog Posted on May 22, 2012 STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Gateway National Recreation Area hosts Staten Island Borough Historian Thomas Matteo as he reveals the impact of the War of 1812 on New York City, including a threatened … Continue reading

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War of 1812 saw tension, refugees in Genesee County

The Daily News May 26, 2012 By Susan L. Conklin Genesee County Historian    Courtesy of Genesee County History DepartmentA woodcut depicts the burning of Buffalo during the War of 1812. Refugees from what was then a village found a … Continue reading

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Sakets Harbor celebrating Bicentennial

05/25/2012 By: Web Staff   SACKETS HARBOR, N.Y. — It’s a special Memorial Day Weekend on the “Old Battleground” in Sackets Harbor. The New York State historic site is celebrating its bicentennial this year. During the War of 1812 with Great … Continue reading

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Remembering the Great War (the One of 1812) Tomorrow

May 25, 2012, 10:20 am By THE LOCAL Let’s face it, the War of 1812 gets no respect. Sandwiched in there between the Revolutionary War and all those little wars where we stole land from the Mexicans and the Indians, … Continue reading

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Books: War of 1812 titles follow well-worn paths

Bill Bean Fri May 25 2012 With so many writers arguing that Canada’s national identity was forged by repelling American invasions during the War of 1812, it is perhaps surprising that no author has attempted to write an alternative history … Continue reading

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Veterans of a forgotten war

Marshall Independent May 26, 2012 By Steve Browne , Marshall Independent MARSHALL – The bicentennial of the War of 1812 appears to be passing without any lavish public notice, though that conflict established the fledgling American nation as a major … Continue reading

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Patriots in our midst: War of 1812 bicentennial

5/25/2012 2:17:00 PM By Debra J. Richardson Editor’s note: In collaboration with several local organizations, the Fillmore County Historical Society is co-sponsoring a War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration on Saturday, June 16, in the village of Lenora. This begins a … Continue reading

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