Daily Archives: July 6, 2012

History comes alive at Chippawa battle site

  By Alison Langley, Niagara Falls Review Thursday, July 5, 2012 8:14:52 EDT PM   History came alive in Chippawa on Thursday night. The Niagara Parks Commission and the Chippawa Royal Canadian Legion Br. 396 honoured those who served at … Continue reading

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Remembering those who fought in the Battle of Chippawa – see photo gallery

ETER CONRADI/Bullet NewsSherman Zavitz says he loves visiting the ground where the Battle of Chippawa was fought 198 years ago. Looking out across the field on a scorching Thursday evening, Zavitz, the Niagara Parks Commission historian, says visitors are probably … Continue reading

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Boston’s Navy Week marks War of 1812 bicentennial

afba.com 7/2/2012 The Fourth of July brings about patriotism in all corners of the country, but this year’s celebration in Boston may be a bit more significant. Independence Day falls in the middle of Boston’s Navy Week, an annual event … Continue reading

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Sailors’ delight …

BostonHerald.com By Boston Herald staff Friday, July 6, 2012 After nearly a week of patriotic celebration in Boston Harbor, all 10 of the historic Tall Ships on display, including the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, international Tall Ships and privately owned … Continue reading

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Wreath-Laying Marks 200th Anniversary Of War

Total News Service Reporting PORTLAND, Maine – Portland Mayor Michael Brennan and a military honor guard paid tribute to soldiers who died in the War of 1812 yesterday during a wreath-laying ceremony on the Promenade. The ceremony marked the bicentennial … Continue reading

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Classic country and rock this weekend at Lake St. Clair Metropark

By Mitch Hotts Posted: 07/05/12 Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township is hosting a three-day concert series featuring classic rock and country artists that will serve as an appetizer for Detroit Navy Week and observance of the Bicentennial of … Continue reading

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