Daily Archives: July 9, 2012

Importance of 1812 war remembered in proclamation for local DAR group

Importance of 1812 war remembered in proclamation for local DAR group Mayor Cheryl Oliver, second from left, presented a proclamation to the local DAR at June’s Council meeting. With Oliver are, left to right, Deidre Kraft, Chapter Regent Rebecca Owens … Continue reading

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OpSail A Big Splash In Its Final Port: New London

courant.com By ALEX SYPHERS, Special to The Courant The Hartford CourantJuly 8, 2012 NEW LONDON— —Tall ships and military vessels filled New London harbor over the weekend for the final port of call for OpSail 2012, a celebration commemorating the … Continue reading

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‘Forgotten War’ re-enacted in Vienna

The Star Democrat, War of 1812 bicentennial commemorated PHOTO BY GAIL DEAN War of 1812 re-enactors War of 1812 re-enactors portraying the members of the Baltimore United Volunteers, a militia unit made up of Irish merchants and professionals, demonstrated both … Continue reading

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William Whitley home having market days event

  Jul 09, 2012  STANFORD, Ky. (AP) – The William Whitley House State Historic Site is celebrating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 with discounted tours of the central Kentucky home and a 2-day event featuring local crafters and … Continue reading

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