Daily Archives: June 28, 2012

DIRICO Motorcycle Auction Being Held to Honor the US Military’s Special Operations Forces

By: Kellie Speed   |    Posted on June 27, 2012   |   1 Comments USA’s 236th birthday and the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. Both are pivotal moments in our fabulous country’s storied history so in anticipation of this year’s Fourth of July celebrations … Continue reading

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Little village, big events

Posted Jun 28, 2012 By Mark Bergin Click to Enlarge Gus Panageotopoulos The Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry, more commonly known as the Canadian Fencibles. The re-enactor group consists of people dedicated to the memory of the original regiment and … Continue reading

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U.S. marks Carleton Island occupation’s bicentennial

watertowndailytimes.com WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2012 CAPE VINCENT — Today marks the 200th anniversary of the U.S. occupation of Carleton Island and the 18th century Fort Haldimand at the beginning of the War of 1812. These aerial photos — provided by … Continue reading

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America’s forgotten war

Columbia Journalism Review June 27, 2012 Historian Troy Bickham revisits the War of 1812 By Jordan Michael Smith The Weight of Vengeance: The United States, the British Empire, and the War of 1812 | By Troy Bickham | Oxford University … Continue reading

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WAR OF 1812 Gets Its Close-Up at Portrait Gallery

By Gary Tischler | June 27th, 2012 White House Historical Association DOLLEY DANDRIDGE PAYNE TODD MADISON by Gilbert Stuart Oil on canvas 1804   Pop quiz: See if any of these persons, events, battles and none such ring a bell. … Continue reading

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US Prepares for ‘Forgotten War’ Bicentennial

VOAnews.com To kick off the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, ships from around the world sailed past Fort McHenry and exchanged cannon fire with re-enactors on land, but it was all for show. (S. Logue/VOA) Susan Logue June … Continue reading

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War of 1812: Two Saturdays in June, 123 years apart

6/27/2012 By Debra J. Richardson EDITOR’S NOTE: In collaboration with several local organizations, the Fillmore County Historical Society co-sponsored a War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration on Saturday, June 16, in the village of Lenora. This is the final installment of … Continue reading

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