Daily Archives: June 13, 2012

Historian Alan Taylor’s new take on the ‘civil war’ of 1812

CBC.ca By Daniel Schwartz CBC News Posted: Jun 13, 2012 U.S. historian Alan Taylor, visiting Toronto’s Fort York, argues that the War of 1812 was a civil war in which those on opposing sides of the U.S.-Canada border were remarkably … Continue reading

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Navy hopes War of 1812 bicentennial improves image

Posted: Jun 08, 2012 By BROCK VERGAKIS Associated PressNORFOLK, Va. (AP) – The Navy hopes nationwide celebrations commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 will reconnect Americans with the importance of their Navy. The Navy has been frustrated with … Continue reading

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Lawrenceville Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson and Philadelphia Winn Chapter NSDAR Commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812

theweekly.com LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., (June 12, 2012) – The Philadelphia Winn Chapter NSDAR will host “Ring the Bells for 1812” on Monday, June 18, 2012, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, at the gazebo in the old historic courthouse square of … Continue reading

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Ready to declare war on Canada?

Ready to declare war on Canada? Tom Jackson 03:50 PM Jun 12 2012 Put-in-Bay The War of 1812 is sometimes known as America’s forgotten war, but local officials will do their best Monday to help everyone remember. Monday is the … Continue reading

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Wed Jun 13 2012 Pierre Berton brought 1812 war to life War of 1812 Almost 200 years ago on June 18, 1812, the United States of America declared war on Great Britain, resulting in the invasion of Canada and a … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Remembrance Day proclaimed

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 By SARAH REED/Staff Writer (Sarah Reed/Democrat-News) [Click to enlarge] Two hundred years after the War of 1812 began between the U.S. and Great Britain, some Saline countians are joining with other Americans in remembering the conflict. … Continue reading

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War of 1812 commemorated with bicentennial event

by Deb Marisch On June 18, 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. The event will be on the … Continue reading

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War of 1812

Laura Secord, depicted in this photo, walked 30 km, through swamps and woods, to warn the Brits the Americans were coming during the War of 1812. It is believed Laura learned about American plans to capture Canadian territory because she … Continue reading

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Wood County officials approve War of 1812 proclamation

news-journal.com Tue Jun 12, 2012. By KIKI BETTIS The Democrat Staff The Wood County Commissioners just might have set a record for brevity, but if not, they came mighty close Friday morning as they zipped through a 12-item agenda in … Continue reading

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Should you diet like it’s 1812?

By Christine Dobmeier, The Baltimore SunJune 12, 2012 Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun’s health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Christine … Continue reading

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