Daily Archives: August 13, 2012

PHOTO GALLERY: Annual ‘Siege Weekend’ draws record number of re-enactors

Photo by J.T. Lewis special to Bullet News. Bullet News FORT ERIE – A record number of historical re-enactors descended on Old Fort Erie this past weekend to take part in Canada’s largest battle re-enactment. The annual Siege Weekend, which … Continue reading

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Bicentennial of a Forgotten War

August 10, 2012 in Furthermore by Yukie Ohta To commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, we are pleased to present a guest post by David Taylor, co-author of The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. … Continue reading

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War of 1812 cemetery set for replica fence, gates

The Buffalo News By T.J. Pignataro News Staff Reporter August 12, 2012   The ongoing effort in the Town of Cheektowaga to memorialize the “Soldiers of the War of 1812” advanced further last week when the Town Board agreed to award … Continue reading

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Chicago’s War of 1812 battle was pivotal in war, history

Chicago Sun-Times BY MAUDLYNE IHEJIRIKA Staff Reporter  August 12, 2012 Battle of Fort Dearborn Park Dedication August 15, 2009. Article Extras View Gallery When the City Council passed its resolution in June establishing a “Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation” in … Continue reading

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Navy set to dock in Chicago

Bicentennial of War of 1812 brings warships, sailors to city for first time since 1999   The Blue Angels will perform Saturday at 10 a.m. (William DeShazer, Chicago Tribune / August 14, 2010) By Mitch Smith, Chicago Tribune reporter August … Continue reading

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