Daily Archives: June 7, 2012

Celebrate War of 1812 Bicentennial with the Blue Angels at Fort McHenry, June 16-17

Jun 4, 2012 It was 200 years ago that the newly formed United States declared war against Great Britain, launching the War of 1812, and eventually inspiring our national anthem. The successful defense of Baltimore harbor led Francis Scott Key … Continue reading

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Bicentennial of the War of 1812 update from The Henry Ford

HOMETOWN HISTORY TOURS Note: The following information was sent out by The Henry Ford Since May of 2010, The Henry Ford, in cooperation with the First Regiment of Volunteers has embarked on several new and exciting expressions of the War … Continue reading

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Events, History, Holidays, Parks Wed, Jun. 6, 2012 Bicentennial of the War of 1812 Event Schedule

Wed, Jun. 6, 2012 Boston will commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 from June 30 – July 5, 2012 (Image: OpSailBoston.com) The City of Boston in cooperation with the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, National Park Service, Boston Harborfest … Continue reading

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Yorktown celebrates Bicentennial of the War of 1812, OpSail 2012 Virginia

norfolknavyflagship.com June 6, 2012 By MC3 Indra Bosko | Navy Public Affairs Support Element East YORKTOWN — Military members from the Hampton Roads area commemorated the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and OpSail 2012 Virginia at Yorktown Maritime Weekend, June … Continue reading

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‘Star Spangled Day’ slated for Saturday

delmarvanow.com Jun. 6, 2012   Eastville’s Town Clerk and Star-Spangled Day event chair Jonny Stevenson and David Partin get down to earth to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the “Star Spangled Banner.” / … Continue reading

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Six Special Ships to Dock in Charlestown During Navy Week

Visitors will include ships from Norway and Denmark. By Matt M. Casey June 6, 2012     The following was taken from a City of Boston press release. It has been edited for length and style. Mayor Tom Menino and … Continue reading

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HISTORY TO COME ALIVE WITH WAR OF 1812 EVENTS

4 Posted by Erica on June 6, 2012. HISTORY TO COME ALIVE WITH WAR OF 1812 EVENTS On June 18, 1812 war was officially declared in Canada, with British and Mohawk warriors claiming victory on Niagara’s battlefields against U.S. invading … Continue reading

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1812 and the Canadian Century

by Bruce Fisher 5 Using an old war to create a new country The Mapquest route from downtown New Orleans to Chalmette Battlefield leads through the lower Ninth Ward, where the dikes failed, and the Federal Emergency Management Administration failed, … Continue reading

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Findlay residents prepare to mark city’s bicentennial

06/07/2012 Weekend events part of year-long celebration BY JENNIFER FEEHAN BLADE STAFF WRITER FINDLAY — Whether 2012 is really the 200th anniversary of the founding of Findlay is not a detail anyone wants to quibble over. It was in 1812 … Continue reading

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Philip Glass’ ‘Overture for 2012’ to get dual premiere

The Baltimore Sun Baltimore-born composer provides companion piece to Tchaikovsky’s ‘1812’ Philip Glass (Chad Buchanan / June 6, 2012) Related War of 1812 Bicentennial Pictures: The Ships of the Star-Spangled Sailabration Pictures: Maryland artifacts from the War of 1812 Map … Continue reading

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