Daily Archives: August 10, 2012

Sackets Harbor celebrates War of 1812 bicentennial

    Andrew Shelmidine of Ellisburg gazes through a spy glass as an “enemy” ship approaches. Shelmidine was one of many North Country residents who participated in the War of 1812 bicentennial weekend at the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic … Continue reading

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On Tap Today: The Navy is coming!

By Jackie Loohauis-Bennett of the Journal Sentinel Aug. 9, 2012 Fleet’s in! Join the U.S. Navy commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 right here in Our Town with ship tours and more. And, those show-jumping bunnies are … Continue reading

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Warships pass through Welland Canal

By Jeff Bolichowski, The Standard Thursday, August 9, 2012   ST. CATHARINES – The warships navigating the Welland Canal this week are sailing into history. All told, five warships — three Royal Canadian Navy vessels and two American boats — used the … Continue reading

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Coast Guard’s Eagle returns home to Conn.

Boston.com AP  / August 10, 2012 NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The Coast Guard’s sail training barque Eagle is returning home to New London after a summer training cruise that included helping to commemorate the War of 1812 bicentennial. The … Continue reading

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