Daily Archives: June 10, 2012

bhh.com 06/05/2012 Boston’s Navy Week Will Commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812! From June 29 to July 6, 2012, 15 cities across the nation will take part in festivities to give Americans an opportunity to meet Sailors and … Continue reading

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Communities mark ‘Declaration of War of 1812’

June 10, 2012 By Don Glynn, don.glynn@niagara-gazette.com Niagara Gazette Niagara Gazette — It was June 18, 1812, when Congress declared war on Great Britain and now today two of the major antagonists from that three-year encounter are commemorating the peace … Continue reading

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Annual NY ‘1812’ event to honor war’s dead

Associated Press CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. — An annual event held in a Buffalo suburb to commemorate the War of 1812 takes on extra significance as the U.S. and Canada commemorate the conflict’s bicentennial. Since 1985, the town of Cheektowaga has been … Continue reading

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1812 Bicentennial: A matter of respect: The Second War for Independence

Written by Frank Kuron  Sunday, June 10, 2012 Respect — Rodney never got any, Aretha spelled it out and most of us just expect it. Probably one of the most flagrant examples of disrespect is bullying, and like some of … Continue reading

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David Frum on the War of 1812: A small war with big consequences

nationalpost.com David Frum  Jun 9, 2012 If Canadians know any history at all, they know the story of the war of 1812. (Or at least the part about the British burning the White House.) Americans usually focus their remembrance on … Continue reading

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War of 1812 commemorations set along East Coast

  Sunday, June 10, 2012 BY BETH J. HARPAZ THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Record Print | E-mail Pity the War of 1812. Its bicentennial is at hand and events are planned for all over North America, from Canada and the … Continue reading

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War of 1812 bicentennial events will continue to 2014

  MITCHELL SMYTH, Special to QMI AGENCY Sunday, June 10, 2012 12:00:00 EDT AM Historical reenactors fire the big guns at Old Fort Erie, which was the site of one of the bloodiest battles of the war of 1812. (PHOTO … Continue reading

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