Daily Archives: June 29, 2012

Traffic, parking bans in Boston area for tall ships, War of 1812, July 4th events

Posted by Matt Rocheleau  June 29, 2012 This story was updated on Thurs. June 28 at about 12:30 p.m. to add a list of traffic and parking restrictions enforced on roads managed by the City of Boston: By Matt Rocheleau, … Continue reading

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For War of 1812 bicentennial, tour 20 ships in Boston

This year’s Boston Navy Week, from June 28-July 6, will mark the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. As part of the celebration, 20 US and coalition ships will be open for visits by the public. Here is a schedule … Continue reading

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The Bicentennial of the War of 1812

Fieldnotes An Archaeology and CRM Blog from Curtin Archaeological Consulting, Inc. Posted by Edward V. Curtin on June 26, 2012 “In 1814 we took a little trip, ‘long with Colonel Jackson down the Mighty Mississipp’. Took a little bacon and … Continue reading

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Boy Scout Troop 12 Guiding Tours To Fort Decatur Next Weekend

The Gales Ferry fort was constructed during the War of 1812. 12:03 pm Jessie King   In Recognition of the War of 1812 Bicentennial, the Town of Ledyard, Styron LLC, United Methodist Church of Gales Ferry and Boy Scout Troop … Continue reading

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1812 Privateer, Pride of Baltimore II, Arrives at Rowes Wharf on Friday, June 29th

News release shown below on the pending arrival of the Pride of Baltimore II at Rowes Wharf Marina on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm. The privateer will be open to the public for dockside tours through July 4, … Continue reading

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Organizer grateful for support of War of 1812 Bicentennial

6/28/2012 – West Side Leader       By Letter to the Editor To the editor: A big thank you to Summit County! June 18 was the day the War of 1812 was declared in 1812. On [that] Monday, I had … Continue reading

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Tall Ships Sail into Boston Tomorrow

Boston University Fleet here to commemorate War of 1812 bicentennial 06.29.2012 By Andreia DeVries The Cisne Branco, a 249-foot-long full-rigged ship from Brazil, is among the fleet of tall ships sailing into Boston this weekend to commemorate the War of … Continue reading

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County officials commemorate War of 1812

6/28/2012 – West Side Leader By Staff Writer   Photos courtesy of Summit County Executive’s Office DOWNTOWN AKRON — Summit County Executive Russ Pry, the Summit County Veterans Service Commission (VSC) and the William Wetmore Chapter of the Daughters of … Continue reading

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Commemorate the War of 1812

The Ottawa Citizen June 29, 2012 To mark the bicentennial of one of the most important turning points in the country’s history, this year’s Canada Day celebrations will offer tributes to those who fought in the War of 1812. Photograph … Continue reading

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‘Old Ironsides,’ 200 Years Later

By Delores Handy June 28, 2012 The USS Constitution sits moored at the Charlestown Navy Yard, in Charlestown, in 2010. (AP) BOSTON — Tall ships and naval vessels from around the world arrive in Boston this week to celebrate Independence … Continue reading

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