Daily Archives: July 19, 2012

Jacob Brown: Forgotten general of 1812

University at Buffalo. UB historian Arthur Bowler says the U.S. leadership mistakenly thought the Canadians simply would surrender at the sight of American guns. Photo: Niagara Parks Commission ____________ Jacob Brown By BERT GAMBINI Published: July 19, 2012 Prior to … Continue reading

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War Of 1812 Bicentennial Network – This Day in Naval History Series

examiner.com July 16, 2012 By: Rod Doty 200 Years ago today! July 16, 1812 War on land and at sea Today, news of the war reaches Thunder Bay, Ontario. A force of about 280 troops under the command of Col. … Continue reading

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USS Constitution Celebrates Independence Day, War of 1812 Bicentennial Underway

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 by Seaman Michael Achterling, USS Constitution Public Affairs U.S. Navy photo by MC1 David P. Coleman USS Constitution sails up Boston Harbor during Boston Navy Week. Boston Navy Week is one of 15 signature events planned … Continue reading

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The Bicentennial of the War of 1812

townofschaghticoke.org The Bicentennial of the War of 1812             Have you heard about all the commemorations and celebrations coming up this year to celebrate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812? No? Me neither. I feel that New York State … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s Artscape opens Friday, offering Roadside Attractions, At-TENT-tion and a commemoration of the War of 1812

The Washington Post By Mark Jenkins, Published: July 18 Sometime in the past year or so, the Census Bureau estimates that Washington replaced Baltimore as the biggest city in the region. But Charm City still has  what it touts as “America’s … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the War of 1812

stardem.com July 18, 2012 BY RICK KOLLINGER As I anxiously await the massive celebrations planned for the bicentennial of the War of 1812, I think it’s a good time to reflect on the author of “The Star Spangled Banner,” Francis … Continue reading

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Sailing in to commemorate the War of 1812

The Buffalo News U.S. and Canadian ships will dock in Buffalo, Lackawanna in September for Navy Week By Jon Harris News Staff Reporter July 18, 2012   When warships from two countries converged on the Niagara Frontier 200 years ago, the … Continue reading

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Reliving the War of 1812 (42 photos at Fort St. Joseph)

Wednesday, July 18, 2012   by:Carol Martin This This year, the War of 1812 returned to Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site with all the cannon balls and deer antler whistles of the event it commemorated. Hundreds of re-enactors drew … Continue reading

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Havre de Grace’s War of 1812 bicentennial planning group holds initial meeting

baltimoresun.com City will mark 200th anniversary of the British invasion next May RECORD STAFF REPORT July 18, 2012 A Havre de Grace committee held its first meeting last week to begin planning for city’s commemoration of the War of 1812 … Continue reading

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