Daily Archives: June 6, 2012

Baltimore Kicks Off Festivities For Star-Spangled Sailabration

June 5, 2012 BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Next week, boats from all over the world will sail into Baltimore’s harbor for the Star-Spangled Sailabration. It’s part of the city’s celebrations of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Monique Griego has more … Continue reading

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Girding for battle

Lisa Grace Marr Wed Jun 06 2012 REENACTMENTSSusan Spencer, owner of Spencer’s Mercantile on Locke Street, is enjoying a spike in business as War of 1812 bicentennial celebrations hit their stride. Gary Yokoyama/The Hamilton Spectator It’s boom time at Spencer’s … Continue reading

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Been there, won that: Inglorious battles of 1812

Missing from history lessons on the Canada-U.S. war: Treason, revenge and guerrilla combat. by Peter Shawn Taylor on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Painting by Ken Riley Two hundred years ago this week, on June 1, 1812, United States president James … Continue reading

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Events for Monday, June 18, 2012

War of 1812 Bicentennial Event 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM The Ohio War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, in concurrence with the Peter Navarre Chapter United States Daughters of 1812, will hold a midday commemoration ceremony in downtown Cleveland. Keynote speaker … Continue reading

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1812-era mill stone to be rededicated

  By Dave Johnson, The Tribune Tuesday, June 5, 2012 5:45:20 EDT PM Members of Port Colborne-Wainfleet War of 1812 bicentennial committee and Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum stand around the new location of the Zavitz Mill Memorial at … Continue reading

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Baltimore tall ships festival, War of 1812 events expected to be tourism boon

Baltimore Business Journal Sarah Meehan, Staff Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Mike Gillispie | Staff Gov. Martin O’Malley, at podium, speaks at a press conference Tuesday unveiling plans for the June 13-19 ‘Star-Spangled Sailabraiton.’ Seated from left to right: Jose … Continue reading

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Officials unveil locations, times to visit military and tall ships that will make Fourth of July visits to Boston

By Martin Finucane |  Globe Staff  June 05, 2012   Military ships from a variety of different countries will be steaming to Boston for the week of July Fourth to salute the US Navy and commemorate the bicentennial of the … Continue reading

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Peace Garden in Oswego joins War of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden Trail

By Debra J. Groom / The Post-Standard Tuesday, June 05, 2012 View full sizeJim Commentucci / The Post-StandardVolunteer Randy Zeigler joins (from back left) Tony Leotta, Barb Sugar and Lorraine Smith, all of Oswego, to plant zinnias and marigolds Saturday … Continue reading

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War of 1812 bicentennial events will continue to 2014

Toronto Sun MITCHELL SMYTH, Special to QMI AGENCY Sunday, June 10, 2012 Travel back to the War of 1812   3 sec. Historical reenactors fire the big guns at Old Fort Erie, which was the site of one of the … Continue reading

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Tall ship parade planned to mark War of 1812

By Martin Finucane |  Globe Staff  June 06, 2012 Military ships from Norway, Colombia, Brazil, and a number of other countries will be steaming to Boston for the week of July Fourth to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of … Continue reading

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