Daily Archives: June 12, 2012

HOLD: 1812 Adventure contest rules and regulations

http://www.ctv.ca Win an 1812 Adventure Historic Fort George in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.   CTVNews.ca Staff Date: Tuesday Jun. 12, 2012 2:34 PM ET Canada AM, Discover Ontario and the Tourism Partnership of Niagara want to give you the chance to win … Continue reading

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Local Woman Creates Glass Mosaic Flag To Mark War Of 1812 Bicentennial

June 11, 2012 BALTIMORE (WJZ)— We’re just a couple of days away from the start of one of the biggest events in Baltimore history. Sailabration will mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Ron Matz Let the Sailabration begin. Lillian … Continue reading

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JHU Press: Telling stories of the ‘forgotten war’

June 11, 2012 By Greg Rienzi, The Gazette The War of 1812 has long suffered an inferiority complex. Unluckily wedged between the Revolutionary War and the Civil War, the conflict often gets overlooked and thus earned the nicknames the “forgotten … Continue reading

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Columbus Mileposts | June 11, 1813: Execution of deserters in War of 1812 has twist

dispatch.com By  Gerald Tebben FOR THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH Tuesday June 12, 2012 With the War of 1812 going badly and thousands of British troops and their Indian allies advancing in northwestern Ohio during the spring of 1813, desertion was a … Continue reading

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Gatewest Coin Ltd. Announces Special 1 Kilogram Gold & Silver Coins struck by the Royal Canadian Mint

financialpost.com BusinessWire · Jun. 11, 2012 Gatewest Coin Ltd. is pleased to introduce two beautifully designed and exquisitely crafted legal-tender collector coins designed to showcase the historic King George III War of 1812 Indian Peace Medals. Officially announced today, for … Continue reading

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Ursuline nuns count down to 300th year in New Orleans, celebrate bicentennial of participation in War of 1812

Monday, June 11, 2012 By Nell Nolan What becomes legends most? The Vieux Carre has a slew of historic properties, but two recently were limelighted by parties. One of the most beautiful bashes of the spring season unfolded in the … Continue reading

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War of 1812 dead honored with re-enactment, service

The Buffalo News By Marwa Eltagouri NEWS STAFF REPORTER Published:June 10, 2012 More than 100 British soldiers are buried on the grounds of the Garrison Cemetery National Historic Site in Cheektowaga, and one of the only tributes they’ve ever received was … Continue reading

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Sailabration could pack Baltimore restaurants

By Richard Gorelick The Baltimore SunJune 11, 2012 The Star-Spangled Sailabration, an international parade of more than 40 tall ships and naval vessels, starts Thursday. The maritime festival marks the national launch of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Mark the War of 1812 Bicentennial along the St. Lawrence River on June 18

Gananoque, Loyalist Township & Kingston, Ontario (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Sometimes the quietest places are the most important. While those living along the St. Lawrence River during the War of 1812 experienced numerous raids (on both sides), there were relatively … Continue reading

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