Daily Archives: June 20, 2012

War of 1812 provided lasting effects for Ohio

heraldstaronline.com June 19, 2012 By MARK LAW – Staff writer  , The Herald-Star STEUBENVILLE – A ceremony was held at noon on Monday on the steps of the Jefferson County Courthouse to commemorate the start of the War of 1812, … Continue reading

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Important legacy: new sense of national identity

To the Editor: We commemorate wars not for their glory – there is little of that in lives cut short, public wealth spent on destruction, and in the case of 1812, a national capital laid waste by British invaders – … Continue reading

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War of 1812 recalled

June 19, 2012 By Carla Meyer reporter1@wapakwdn.com First Class Petty Officer and Sonar Technician, Matthew McDermitt, of the U.S. Navy, at left, and Auglaize County Administrator Michael Hensley, at right, prepare to raise the flag during the War of 1812 … Continue reading

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Letters: Personal Robots, War Of 1812

June 19, 2012 Robert Siegel and Melissa Block read emails from listeners about personal robots and the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Copyright © 2012 National Public Radio®. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other … Continue reading

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Sailors, Marines volunteer while visiting for Sailabration

The Baltimore Sun, Gabby Johnson, left, a sailor on the USS San Antonio, slices watermelon at Baltimore Station shelter. She and others who were in the city for Sailabration volunteered. (Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun / June 18, 2012) By … Continue reading

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War of 1812 anniversary commemorated with flag-raising and bicentennial bell-ringing Tuesday, 19 June 2012 Written by  H. Craig Erskine III Sharon Myers, president of the William Wetmore Chapter Daughters of 1812, presented a 15 star U.S. flag to Summit County … Continue reading

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Summit County officials commemorate War of 1812, honor local veterans

Wed Jun 20 2012 by Alison Adams | Reporter Three hundred fifty veterans of the War of 1812 are buried in Summit County, making the 200th anniversary of the war especially significant throughout the area. Around 50 people turned out … Continue reading

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Letters: War of 1812 sadly buried in annals of history

usatoday.com Ross Kardon; Philadelphia One of the reasons the War of 1812‘s bicentennial is largely ignored in the USA might be the role played by Native Americans in preserving Canada. Indigenous fighters fought alongside British and Canadian allies helping to … Continue reading

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