Daily Archives: July 24, 2012

Sparks to Fly for Fort Erie 1812 Bicentennial

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2012   Sparks to Fly for Fort Erie 1812 Bicentennial   The Fort Erie 1812 Bicentennial Committee is about to begin its next signature event, the world premier of the play “Sparks from a Campfire” … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Coast Guard to participate in War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration

uscgnews.com CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is scheduled to participate in the events to celebrate the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 at various ports throughout the Great Lakes, Aug. 8 through Sept. 17. Coast Guard units will participate … Continue reading

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Program teaches educators about War of 1812 in Ohio

thenews-messenger.com Jul. 23, 2012   PUT-IN-BAY — This week, teachers and professors will visit historic sites relating to the War of 1812 as part of a program through the Ohio Historical Society. “The War of 1812 in the Great Lakes … Continue reading

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Vendors recreate life in camps during War of 1812

chillicothegazette.com Written by David Berman Gazette Staff Writer Jul. 23, 2012     Hatmaker Ted Filer, of West Jefferson, works on a felt cocked hat while talking with visitors to the War of 1812 bicentennial commemoration on Saturday at the … Continue reading

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How the Navy protects America

democratandchronicle.com Jul 23, 2012 Written by Vice Admiral WILLIAM BURKE America’s Navy is our nation’s front line in war and in peace, operating on, above and below the sea. Think of the Navy as America’s “away team,” deployed around the … Continue reading

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Re-enactors stage the War of 1812, one battle at a time

National Post James Careless, Postmedia News  Jul 23, 2012 A re-enactment at Chrysler Farm in 2011. ________ When he’s not working as a road and bridge inspection engineer, John Sek of Fort Erie, Ont., is a proud gunner in the … Continue reading

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