Daily Archives: June 24, 2012

Battle of Frenchman’s Creek Honoured

By Ian Mather Administrator/Editor 1812 News June 24, 2012 FORT ERIE, Ontario, A few hundred spectators turned out today to watch a small re-enactment of the Battle of Frenchman’s Creek.  The Battle took place in November of 1812.  The battle … Continue reading

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Six Nations aboriginal delegation drops out of 1812 ceremony

National Post, Tristin Hopper  Jun 23, 2012 Postmedia News files A War of 1812 re-enactment. Although the Iroquois originally planned to stay neutral in the war, Six Nations warriors ultimately sided with both Americans and British forces — something “that … Continue reading

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Historic medal could find home in war museum’s 1812 exhibit

timescolonist.com (June 2012) ‘We usually pounce’ on offers, heritage minister’s office says By Melanie Karalis, Times Colonist June 23, 2012 ‘We usually pounce’ on offers, heritage minister’s office says Mike Gifford holds the medal that was given to his great, … Continue reading

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New Website Commemorates War Of 1812

gadling.com by Sean McLachlan Jun 23rd 2012 While events commemorating the sesquicentennial of the Civil War are happening all over the country, the bicentennial of the War of 1812 has received less attention. Now, a new website created by the … Continue reading

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Appreciates support of War of 1812 commemoration

Sun Jun 24 2012 As president of the William Wetmore Chapter Daughters of 1812, I’d like to give a big thank you to Summit County. June 18 was the day that the War of 1812 was declared in 1812. On … Continue reading

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‘War of 1812 hero’ to appear in Warren event

TribToday.com Chautauqua opens July 24 June 24, 2012 By DAN POMPILI Jeremy Meier will perform in full character July 24 under a huge red-and-white-striped tent on the south lawn of downtown Warren’s historic Kinsman House, portraying War of 1812 hero … Continue reading

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16 fife and drum corps converge on Monroe for national muster

Event is part of commemoration of War of 1812 bicentennial BY CASEY SUMNER BLADE STAFF WRITER  6/24/2012 Bob DuFour leads the Kentish Guards of East Greenwich, R.I., at the sixth annual National Fife and Drum Muster. The first Michigan Colonial … Continue reading

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