Daily Archives: August 5, 2012

On July 30 the Trail was officially launched with a ceremony in Baltimore, MD where partners trail-wide were recognized and the trail was declared “open and ready for visitors.”

Released 07/30/2012 Baltimore, MD – Today, the National Park Service officially launched the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail with a ceremony in the Fell’s Point neighborhood of Baltimore, MD. Partners from all nine regions along the trail were recognized for … Continue reading

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Re-enactors dress up for 1812 weekend despite heat

watertowndailytimes.com By REENA SINGH TIMES STAFF WRITER SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012 AMANDA MORRISON / WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES Re-enactors representing American troops advance down the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site on Saturday during a staged event for the War of … Continue reading

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Amherstburg Roots to Boots Festival kicks off with thousands

The Windsor Star August 4, 2012. 2:16 pm • Section: Amherstburg, News Posted by: Kristie Pearce From muskets and cannons to beauty queens and stilt walkers, the Amherstburg War of 1812 bicentennial parade ended with a cheering crowd and confetti … Continue reading

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Chantal Kreviazuk performs at Fort Malden

The Windsor Star August 5, 2012. AMHERSTBURG, ONT., Aug. 4, 2012 — Juno award-winner Chantal Kreviazuk performs live at Fort Malden in Amherstburg during the Roots to Boots Festival commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 on Saturday, August … Continue reading

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Nacogdoches hosts Living History Day to honor the bicentennial of the War of 1812

Aug 04, 2012 By Francesca Washington NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) – From pages right out of a history book living historians brought a piece of Texas history to life for Living History Day in Nacogdoches. “We don’t talk about this period … Continue reading

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Fort Erie: A new welcome centre, museum and live theatre add to the visitor experience

1812 News Aug.4, 2012 all images/video ©Ian Mather By Ian Mather August 10th 11th 12th once again turns Fort Erie into re-enactment central. To date 500 re-enactors have confirmed their involvement in the annual “Siege Weekend”. With the 1812 festivities … Continue reading

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