Daily Archives: July 7, 2012

It’s red vs. blue for the War of 1812 marathon

OurWindsor.ca by Jonathon Liedtke • Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 2:00 pm • Posted in The official run for the War of 1812 Bicentennial is the World Alzheimer’s Day Run for Heroes Marathon to be held on September 23. The … Continue reading

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New Erie exhibit recalls building of Perry’s 1812 fleet

GoErie.com By RON LEONARDI, Erie Times-News   William Garvey believes Erie reawakens every 50 years to celebrate Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry’s legacy to the city.   And he believes the city’s contributions in the War of 1812 go beyond Perry’s … Continue reading

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Canadian government invests $146,850 in Algoma 1812 commemoration

Friday, July 06, 2012   by: SooToday.com Staff NEWS RELEASE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA *************************** Harper government invests in War of 1812 commemoration in Algoma Region SAULT STE. MARIE – An investment by the Government of Canada will boost local tourism … Continue reading

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July 6, 2012 This information was provided by the Madison Chamber of Commerce: Help commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 this weekend and Bastille Day next weekend in Madison! On Sunday, July 8, representatives from the United States … Continue reading

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Playing at a theatre near you: Ottawa’s shock-and-awe film on War of 1812

STEVEN CHASE OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail Jul. 06 2012   When the Harper government set out to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, it promised to celebrate a formative event without stirring up anti-American sentiment. A new government … Continue reading

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