Daily Archives: July 10, 2012

Coast Guard commemorates Bicentennial of the War of 1812 in Connecticut

  U.S. Coast Guard NEW YORK – Coast Guard Seamen Ryan Gordon, from left, Elliott Gray, Jon Waldrop and Azaret Rivera present colors during the opening ceremony for the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812 in Madison, Conn., July … Continue reading

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The Bicentennial of the War of 1812

Monday, July 9, 2012 The Bicentennial of the War of 1812 June 18, 2012, marked the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812 (1812–1815). Although largely unpopular at the time and virtually forgotten today, this conflict, which … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Bicentennial: Capture of Fort Mackinac Event July 17

Contact:  Kelsey Schnell 906-847-3328 Agency: Natural Resources July 9, 2012 A commemorative reenactment honoring the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the Capture of Fort Mackinac will take place Tuesday, July 17 at Fort Mackinac on Mackinac Island. Director … Continue reading

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Authors to sign books about Battle of Lake Erie

goerie.com By RON LEONARDI, Erie Times-News U.S. Brig Niagara Senior Capt. Walter Rybka and Mercyhurst University visiting professor David Frew have recently published books on the War of 1812.   Rybka’s 126-page book, which sells for $19.99, is titled “The … Continue reading

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Opinion: Heading Off Sequestration

Monday, July 9, 2012 What Congress Can Do To Avoid Devastating Cuts By U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker As the U.S. celebrates the bicentennial of the War of 1812, the lessons of that long-ago conflict should not be forgotten by today’s … Continue reading

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Cleveland Navy Week set for Labor Day weekend, Aug. 27-Sept. 4

July 09, 2012 By Brandon Blackwell, Sean D. Elliot, Associated PressAs part of events commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the penning of “The Star Spangled Banner” during that war, the U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air … Continue reading

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Naval Academy Kicks Off War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemorative Walking Tour

Posted July 9th, 2012 by USNavySeals A commemorative walking tour, in observance of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, was kicked off by the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 6. … Continue reading

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Gainesville resident guest speaker at War of 1812 Symposium

AccessNorthGa.com By Staff LTC James Hendricks of Gainesville spoke recently to a group of academic scholars, historians, and the general public during the War of 1812 Symposium in Vincennes, Indiana. _____ GAINESVILLE – Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) James A. Hendricks of … Continue reading

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Turning Point

1812 News Ian Mather July 8, 2012 In July 1814 The War had been going on for almost three years.  The American troops continued to Battle with the British to control lands in and around Upper Canada. On July 5th, … Continue reading

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