Daily Archives: June 11, 2012

Coast Guard Continues War of 1812 Tradition

6/10/2012 By Mike Wilson   While Britain recognized the United States as a sovereign nation following the Treaty of Paris in 1783, the British were accused of interfering with the fledgling country’s ability to conduct international trade, the Royal Navy’s … Continue reading

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War of 1812 veteran gets headstone in Illinois

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Posted Jun 10, 2012 UGAR GROVE — The great-great-great-grandson of a War of 1812 veteran has made sure the soldier has a headstone in Sugar Grove Township Cemetery.The Daily Herald reports that Mike Rowley of Iowa installed … Continue reading

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Commemorate War of 1812, USS Constitution

Editor Chris Orchard There are a number of events in the near future commemorating the War of 1812 and the coolest commissioned warship on earth (We’ll listen to you, HMS Victory, when you put yourself in the water). June 10, … Continue reading

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Museum of the Waxhaws event focuses on War of 1812

Monday, Jun. 11, 2012 By John Anderson Arthur Lightbody of Waxhaw will again assume the persona of Andrew Jackson on June 16 when the Museum of the Waxhaws presents a “Living History Day” celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of … Continue reading

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