Daily Archives: June 18, 2012

Marion County marking 1812 anniversary

marionstar.com Jun. 17, 2012  Written by Marion Star staff report MARION – On June 18, 1812, President James Madison signed a Declaration of War against the United Kingdom of Great Britain. To commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, … Continue reading

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Forgotten sacrifices: Licking County and the War of 1812

newarkadvocate.com Written by Kevin Bennett Advocate Contributor This week marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812, a largely forgotten conflict that was the first war in which Licking County was involved. Obscured by the intervening 200 years, it long … Continue reading

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DENNIS LENNOX: State should mark significance of War of 1812

06/17/12 by DENNIS LENNOX Today marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Ignorance of the war, however, isn’t your fault. Most Americans simply have not been taught about it. Had the war turned out differently – historians are divided … Continue reading

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Monday ceremony to mark start of War of 1812

chillicothegazette.com Written by The Gazette Staff HILLICOTHE –Ross County will join others across the state Monday in recognizing the bicentennial of the declaration of the War of 1812. The Ross County Commissioners office has organized a flag-raising ceremony that will … Continue reading

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The War of 1812 was 200 years ago

marionstar.com  Written by Vince Guerrieri CentralOhio.com PUT-IN-BAY – War is coming. Monday marks the 200th anniversary of the declaration of the War of 1812. Plans are being made to commemorate it across the state, to get residents interested in a … Continue reading

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War of 1812 interpreted and reinterpreted

CBC.ca Comparing commemorations 100, 150 and 200 years after the war By Daniel Schwartz, CBC News Jun 18, 2012 5:06 AM ET   New recruits drill for tourists inside the walled compound of old Fort York in Toronto, June 12. … Continue reading

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Last Day Of Sailabration Tours, Ceremony; Monday Schedule

WBAL Radio and Associated Press Sunday, June 17, 2012 WBAL Radio and Associated Press Thousands of people packed the Inner Harbor and Fort McHenry over the weekend for Sailabration. Monday will be the last day that visitors can tour the … Continue reading

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War of 1812 history: Village of Sackets Harbor played pivotal role

watertowndailytimes.com UNE 17, 2012 A map of Sackets Harbor operations in 1813. Image from the Pictorial Fieldbook of the War of 1812, by Benjamin Lossing (THE 1862 BOOK AND ITS IMAGES ARE NOW PUBLIC DOMAIN) A map of Sackets Harbor … Continue reading

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1812: The war without a name

Mon, Jun. 18, 2012 By Grant Calder The flag of 1812 and a gathering of tall ships and other vessels in the Norfolk, Va., harbor marked the bicentennial of the War of 1812 last week. STEVE HELBER / Associated Press … Continue reading

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Recalling the War of 1812 on its bicentennial

The Kansas City Star Jun. 17, 2012 Americans barely remember the conflict that gave us our national anthem. Maybe because our victory was not exactly glorious. By DARRYL LEVINGS The Kansas City Star Library of Congress images Gen. Andrew Jackson … Continue reading

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