Daily Archives: June 16, 2012

Commemorating the War of 1812 bicentennial

capitalgazette.com Fri Jun 15, 2012. By Matthew Cole — Capital Gazette   Commemorative graphic panels depicting the War of 1812 are on display in the lobby of the Arundel Center. The Anne Arundel County War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission got … Continue reading

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Lake County ceremony to commemorate War of 1812

Saturday, June 16, 2012 By John Arthur Hutchison It will mark 200 years ago Monday when the War of 1812 began as our country declared war against the British Empire. The Lake County Historical Society, along with county officials, will … Continue reading

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Bicentennial of War of 1812 on AHTV

c-span.org Washington, DC Saturday, June 16, 2012 On June 18th, 1812 the United States declared war on Great Britain. Hostilities continued until the Treaty of Ghent was ratified on February 16, 1815. Join American History TV for an in-depth look … Continue reading

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Baltimore expects 1M visitors at ‘Star-Spangled Sailabration’ for War of 1812 bicentennial

The Washington Post By Associated Press, Published: June 15 BALTIMORE — More than one million people are expected to participate in a weeklong commemoration of the War of 1812 around Baltimore’s harbor, with the biggest crowds expected this weekend.Dozens of tall … Continue reading

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Upstate events kick off NY’s War of 1812 bicentennial; 2 historic sites hosting observances

CHRIS CAROLA  Associated Press June 15, 2012 ALBANY, N.Y. — The War of 1812 battles waged on New York soil aren’t as heralded in American history as those fought during the Revolutionary War at such places as Saratoga. Yet thousands of … Continue reading

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Conservatives draw fire for War of 1812 spending

CBC.ca Harper government praised for celebrating past, but also questioned By Meagan Fitzpatrick, CBC News Posted: Jun 15, 2012 The Battle of Longwoods is fought by re-enactors of the British, American and native fighters from the War of 1812 battle, … Continue reading

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Baltimore Bicentennial of the War Most Americans Forgot

 Written by Scott Broom BALTIMORE, Md (USA Today)-  If your knowledge of the War of 1812 is sketchy at best – it’s not called “the Rodney Dangerfield of American wars” for nothing, after all – here’s a chance to bone … Continue reading

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Bicentennial of the War of 1812 — the forgotten war

witf.org Friday, 15 June 2012 Written by  Scott LaMar, Director of Radio Smart Talk June 18, 1812 is when the United State and Great Britain began the War of 1812. The War of 1812 most often conjures up images of … Continue reading

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