Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cleveland Navy Week, War of 1812 Commemoration begins with Mayoral Proclamation

Story Number: NNS120828-14Release Date: 8/28/2012 By Hospitalman Cathan Bricker, Navy Operational Support Center Akron CLEVELAND (NNS) — Cleveland Navy Week and War of 1812 Commemoration kicked off early Aug. 27 with a rock concert and ended with an official proclamation … Continue reading

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Navy Week in Cleveland: A schedule of events

Cleveland.com Published: Thursday, August 30, 2012 By James Ewinger, The Plain Dealer Showtime at Navy Week U.S. Navy divers show off in the shark tank at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium to the music of Navy rock band Horizon as they … Continue reading

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Frontier Settlement Day will be a time to remember the War of 1812

Posted: Aug 30, 2012 By Whitney Williams, Meteorologist/Multimedia Journalist   QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) -The fourth annual Frontier Settlement Day is coming up on Saturday, September 8. This year’s theme commemorates the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. Those who attend … Continue reading

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Maine Schooner Takes Part in Canadian War of 1812 Re-enactments

8/30/2012 1768 replica schooner the S.V. Caledonian sails on Lake Ontario Charles Wilton of Rockland wears a period captain’s undress uniform during the War of 1812 re-enactments at the Toronto and Niagara on the Lake earlier this summer Back in … Continue reading

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Frontier Settlement Day to focus on role War of 1812 played in Quincy’s history

Posted: Aug 30, 2012 6:45 PM EDT Updated: Aug 30, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Volunteers work on the smokehouse in the Log Cabin Village on Quinsippi Island last August. The smokehouse will be featured at Frontier Settlement Day on Sept. … Continue reading

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Navy Week promises demonstrations, music, ships, and more

newsnet5.com Posted: 08/27/2012 By: Kristin Byrne, newsnet5.com CLEVELAND – More than 1,000 sailors will settle into Cleveland for Navy Week August 27 until September 4. It’s a celebration to commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. A concert from … Continue reading

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America needs a strong Navy

By Vice Admiral Charles W. Martoglio Special to The Repository Posted Aug 27, 2012 America’s Navy is our nation’s front line in war and in peace, operating on, above and below the sea. Think of your Navy as America’s “away … Continue reading

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Live Chat: Who really won the War of 1812?

The Calgary Herald August 27, 2012 Matthew Drouillard, a historical re-enactor, from Amherstburg, Ont., fires a musket during a War of 1812 ceremony along River Canard on July 16, 2012. Drouillard is dressed as a soldier from the British 41st … Continue reading

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It’s Navy Week in Cleveland

The Associated Press Posted Aug 27, 2012 CLEVELAND — Navy Week has arrived in northeastern Ohio. The event drops anchor in Cleveland this week as part of the commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Six ships of … Continue reading

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GM, Chevrolet Enlist in War of 1812 Bicentennial Events

Rock Hill Herald Online Published: August 27, 2012 Renaissance Center, Detroit riverfront activities include free ship tours, tech displays, concerts By General Motors DETROIT, Aug. 27, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — General Motors and Chevrolet are gearing up for Detroit’s War … Continue reading

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