Daily Archives: August 11, 2012

Reliving the War of 1812

  By Jeff Bolichowski, The Standard Friday, August 10, 2012 Two centuries later, the red coats, the muskets and the tall hats are coming back. The War of 1812 will leap back to life this weekend as re-enactors relive the … Continue reading

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War of 1812 display in Concord

RELICS OF A GREAT BATTLE — Artifacts from the War of 1812 are currently on display at the Concord Historical Society’s museum. Photo submitted by Derek Otto. _________________ CONCORD — In honor of the town of Concord’s Bicentennial, an arrangement … Continue reading

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Reichley: Wilson’s Creek battle one of Army’s largest

By John Reichley Leavenworth Times Posted Aug 10, 2012 Leavenworth, Kan. — As if things in general weren’t confusing enough, we are in the midst of “celebrating” all sorts of past wars and things.   We are in the first … Continue reading

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Eagle returns home after historic summer

By Jennifer McDermott   Published 08/10/2012 Sean D. Elliot/The Day The tug John Paul helps the U.S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle maneuver into the pier at Fort Trumbull State Park as it returns to New London Friday after a summer … Continue reading

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Some War of 1812 bicentennial commemorations in Chicago

The Barbershop: Dennis Byrne, Proprietor By Dennis Byrne, Friday at 8:56 am Battle of Fort Dearborn to be remembered Not everyone has forgotten that Chicago’s Near South Side, near today’s Prairie Ave. was one of the first bloody clashes of … Continue reading

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