Daily Archives: July 3, 2012

Delawarean played a vital role in averting early national crisis

delawareonline.com Jul 2, 2012 Written by robin brown The state just began its official celebration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812, a little-known war with high local stakes. A new exhibit on Delaware’s role in the war against … Continue reading

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Boston July 4 with Blue Angels and tall ships

examiner.com July 2, 2012 Jai Waltz Boston Day Trips Examiner Tall ships and the blue angels have been making their rounds since April in order to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the war of 1812. This complements the usual Boston … Continue reading

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An exhibition 200 years in the making

By Kristina Dorsey   Published 07/03/2012 Photo courtesy of Stonington Historical Society The flag that flew in Stonington while the British fired on the town in August 1814. The bicentennial of the War of 1812 is, of course, a big … Continue reading

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The War of 1812: Forgotten but Not Lost

Newswise Released: 7/2/2012 Source: Dick Jones Communications Newswise — In commemoration of the bicentennial of the start of the Revolutionary War, the United States went to great lengths to celebrate the war that led to the founding of an American … Continue reading

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Boston’s 4th of July Celebrations

Kellie Speed Boston Editor Photo Courtesy of Boston Harbor Hotel It’s America’s birthday and the bicentennial of the War of 1812. You may even have your own tall tale to tell but today it’s time to talk about the Tall … Continue reading

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Festival of sail helps New England reconnect with its history

July 03, 2012 This week’s harbor festival of sail commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 is a time to recall the bravery of the men who fought in the conflict against Britain, and to hail the region’s thrilling … Continue reading

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