Daily Archives: June 15, 2012

The Meaning of Flag Day for Georgetown and D.C.

By Robert Devaney | June 14th, 2012 From a British vessel outside Baltimore harbor, Francis Scott Key observed the flag still waving above Fort McHenry in a romanticized historical image. _____ As the nation has begun its celebration of the … Continue reading

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Sailors, mayor kickoff Star-Spangled Sailabration

Baltimore Business Journal June 14, 2012, Shawn Saiya Editorial Intern- Baltimore Business Journal From taking in Baltimore Orioles    games to visiting local neighborhoods, sailors from across the world are touring Charm City this week as part of the ongoing … Continue reading

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Star-Spangled Sailabration Kicks Off As Ships From All Over The World Come To Baltimore Harbor

June 14, 2012 BALTIMORE (WJZ)– We honor the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the penning of the Star-Spangled Banner which happened off the waters at Fort McHenry. There are sailors in uniform from all over the world and … Continue reading

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War declared! …200 years ago…

Thursday, June 14, 2012   by:SooToday.com Staff NEWS RELEASE ALGOMA 1812 ***************************** June 18, 1812 – WAR DECLARED! Algoma Region: Sault Ste. Marie, St. Joseph Island, and Thessalon communities prepare for first military manoeuver, July 17, 1812 June 18, 2012 – … Continue reading

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Baltimore welcomes ships — and tourist dollars

Maryland Community News Online Friday, June 15, 2012 City hosts War of 1812 bicentennial celebration by Lindsey Robbins, Staff Writer For just about as long as there have been wars, there have been war profiteers. This month, Baltimore’s merchants, hoteliers, … Continue reading

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War of 1812 bicentennial glamourizes warfare

A re-enactment of a battle in the War of 1812 near London, Ont. (May, 6, 2012) DAVE CHIDLEY/THE CANADIAN PRESS I prepped for the outbreak of birthday festivities for the war of 1812 — they start today in Toronto and … Continue reading

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Remember the native warriors during the bicentennial of the War of 1812

James Bartleman Friday, Jun. 15 2012 Ontario, and probably a good part of the rest of present day Canada, would now be part of the United States were it not for the native warriors who overwhelmingly came to the defence … Continue reading

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War of 1812 bicentennial: USA shrugs as Canada goes all out

USA TODAY By Rick Hampson, USA TODAY LEWISTON, N.Y. – When the first big battle of the War of 1812 is re-enacted this fall, the U.S. 1st Artillery regiment will mount an ear-splitting barrage. The Yanks will point their cannons … Continue reading

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