Daily Archives: July 1, 2012

The Bicentennial of the War of 1812: How Baltimore Built its Legacy

This year marks the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, one of the most historically important wars in our nation’s history. And as the United States commemorates the 200th anniversary of this war and the penning of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” … Continue reading

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The Great Lakes region played a key role in the War of 1812, and you can visit several important sites

Published: Saturday, June 30, 2012, 7:47 AM By Susan Glaser, The Plain Dealer John Kuntz, The Plain DealerThe Brig Niagara, a reproduction of the ship Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry used to win the Battle of Lake Erie, sails into Cleveland … Continue reading

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Boston Tall Ships Schedule 2012

Tall ships are coming today. Here are some of the highlights. By Chris Orchard June 30, 2012     Photos (3) Tall ships are coming to Boston June 30 to July 6 to celebrate the USS Constitution and the bicentennial … Continue reading

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USS Constitution’s forgotten, brave crew honored

ESSDRAS M SUAREZ/GLOBE STAFF Artifacts from the USS Constitution include a locket from Captain Hull, which he gave to his wife with a lock of hair. ________ Undefeated in battle, a wooden vessel so stalwart it became known as Old … Continue reading

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Tall tale

bostonherald.com By Renee Nadeau Algarin and Ramin Edmond Sunday, July 1, 2012 Tall Ships glided into Boston yesterday as OpSail 2012, Navy Week and the 31st annual Boston Harborfest come together to mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812. … Continue reading

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Double click: Casualties of war

Maheen A. Rashdi | Canada celebrated 145 years of its sovereignty on Saturday, July 1 this year: the date it was recognised as an independent nation by the signing of the British North America Act in 1867 or the Constitution … Continue reading

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Guest Column: Many 1812 veterans are buried in area

by Sharon Myers The year 2012 is the bicentennial of the War of 1812. This is the seventh in a series of columns that the Hudson Hub-Times is publishing featuring local veterans who served in the war. There are several … Continue reading

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Naval ships converge for War of 1812, anthem bicentennial

telegram.com June 30, 2012 By Rodrique Ngowi THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   BOSTON —  Thousands of sailors aboard naval ships from around the world are gathering in Boston to mark the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the Star-Spangled Banner … Continue reading

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Ceremony marking 198th anniversary of the Battle of Chippawa to be held July 5

    NIAGARA FALLS – The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) and Chippawa Branch 396 of the Royal Canadian Legion will be conducting its annual memorial ceremony in honour of all those who served during the Battle of Chippawa. The ceremony … Continue reading

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