Daily Archives: June 17, 2012

Bicentennial of the War of 1812: Why You Should Care and What You Can Do

Yahoo! News By Professor John A. Tures, LaGrange Colleg COMMENTARY | On June 18, 1812, the U.S. declared war on Great Britain, largely the result of American sailors being forced into the service of England’s navy. This week, USA Today … Continue reading

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Conference at N.C. Maritime Museum On “America’s Forgotten War” of 1812

BEAUFORT – In a free daylong conference marking its bicentennial, “America’s Forgotten War,” the War of 1812, will be remembered at the N.C. Maritime Museum-Beaufort on June 29.  Speakers will examine the conflict that resolved issues remaining from the American Revolution.  The symposium will … Continue reading

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War Of 1812 Bicentennial Approaches: Americans Largely Uninterested (But Probably Should Be)

Posted: June 16, 2012 18 June marks the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. Now, if you are like most Americans, you may have dealt with the War of 1812 briefly, in high school, before shuffling it off to … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Bicentennial Garden Celebrates 200 Years of Peace

WWNY TV 7 Story Published: Jun 16, 2012 at 8:14 PM EDT Story Updated: Jun 16, 2012 at 8:14 PM EDT Celebrating 200 years of peace between the United States and Canada – That’s the message of a new War … Continue reading

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Statewide flag raising to commemorate War of 1812 anniversary

By Justin McClelland, Saturday, June 16, 2012Ceremonies are being planned locally and in all of Ohio’s 88 counties to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the beginning of the War of 1812, a war that is often overlooked but is considered … Continue reading

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War of 1812 anniversary salute scheduled for Monday

By Jon Baker TimesReporter.com staff writer Posted Jun 16, 2012 NEW PHILADELPHIA — Tuscarawas County will mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812 with a flag-raising ceremony at noon Monday in the courtyard of the county courthouse. At the … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Bicentennial Highlights Unsung Aboriginal Heroes in Canada’s Creation

Indian Country Today By ICTMN Staff June 16, 2012 The Battle of the Thames Though not much remembered south of the 49th Parallel, the War of 1812, seminal in the creation of Canada, was marked by alliances between aboriginals and … Continue reading

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Bells to mark War of 1812 start

06/17/2012 BY MADELINE BUXTON BLADE STAFF WRITER Tom Apel, left, and Richard Baranowski display a 15-star flag to be raised during a Monday ceremony at Perrysburg’s Way Public Library to commemorate the beginning of the War of 1812. THE BLADE/AMY … Continue reading

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Historical Society to recall War of 1812

The Advertiser-Tribune By Aaron Post – Staff Writer The former site of Fort Ball is following suit with much of Ohio Monday as the Statehouse celebrates the bicentennial of the War of 1812. “People always forget this was the war … Continue reading

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War of 1812 bicentennial observed

by Charlene Hoeflich POMEROY — Meigs County residents will observe the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812 at 11:30 a.m. Monday in a ceremony at the Meigs County Courthouse. The program will include the raising of … Continue reading

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