Daily Archives: August 2, 2012

National Archives Commemorates the War of 1812 Bicentennial with Special Display

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Washington, DC…The National Archives commemorates the War of 1812 bicentennial with a free display of a recently restored sail drawing of the USS Constitution created by sail maker Charles Ware in 1817. The … Continue reading

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Don’t miss what could be the biggest weekend in years!

  Wednesday, August 1, 2012   This is the weekend that has been approximately four years in the making. The Roots to Boots Festival begins Friday and runs through Sunday evening and features a full slate of activities throughout the … Continue reading

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Fish Festival has special meaning with 1812 add-ons

  By Mark Ribble, Leamington Post Thursday, August 2, 2012 Hundreds of pounds of fresh Lake Erie yellow perch will be served up this weekend as the Wheatley Fish Festival kicks off and runs through the holiday Monday. This year’s … Continue reading

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Harper Government Invests in War of 1812 Commemorations in Sault Ste. Marie

newswire.ca August 1, 2012 SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW/ – Investments in heritage spaces and an educational 1812 commemoration exhibit in Sault Ste. Marie will increase tourism, create jobs and stimulate the economy. Support for the Ermatinger … Continue reading

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