Daily Archives: August 9, 2012

Navy ships due here delayed by weather

By Jackie Loohauis-Bennett of the Journal Sentinel Aug. 8, 2012 Four ships due to appear in Milwaukee on Wednesday for the U.S. Navy Commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 have been delayed by weather and will not … Continue reading

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Four years of planning equals job well done

  Wednesday, August 8, 2012 Art, history and culture came together in magnificent form over the weekend and an estimated crowd of 40,000 people came to Amherstburg to enjoy it. The Roots to Boots Festival was held Friday through Sunday … Continue reading

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U.S. and Canadian warships tour the Great Lakes

Aug 9 2012 Matthew Hall The USS De Wert, here shown in the Souda Bay of Crete, Greece, will be on hand for many of the events. Photo: U.S. Navy U.S. and Canadian warships are touring the Great Lakes to … Continue reading

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Countdown to the bicentennial of Chicago’s Fort Dearborn Massacre

The Barbershop: Dennis Byrne, Proprietor By Dennis Byrne, Wednesday ┬áIt’s August 15, and here’s why you should notice. The Fort Dearborn Massacre is one of the first engagements of the War of 1812. It’s represented by one of the stars … Continue reading

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USS De Wert Visits Canada For War Of 1812 Commemoration

August 8, 2012 – 2:56pm Photo by MC2 Tony D. Curtis Sailors man the rails aboard Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS DeWert (FFG 45) as the ship arrives in Montreal. DeWert, Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3) and … Continue reading

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