Daily Archives: August 19, 2012

War of 1812 Bicentennial Concert Event Announced

August 16, 2012 by lso War of 1812 Bicentennial Concert Event Announced The Loudoun Symphony Orchestra joins The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership, Visit Loudoun, and Town of Leesburg to celebrate 200 years in Words and Music   LEESBURG, VA, … Continue reading

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Southwest Ohio played role in War of 1812

cincinnati.com Aug. 18, 2012 An engraving depicting U.S. troops battling the British and their Indian allies along the Thames River in Ontario during the War of 1812. The Shawnee chief Tecumseh was killed in the Battle of the Thames, which … Continue reading

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Ambassador for replica ship to discuss War of 1812

Grand Rapids News August 19, 2012   COLOMA, Mich. (AP) — An ambassador for a tall ship modeled after one built in Michigan and captured by the British 200 years ago will visit a southwestern Michigan museum to discuss the … Continue reading

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Postal Service offers special cancellation celebrating Ft. Jennings Bicentennial

    8/18/2012 FORT JENNINGS – Amy Luebrecht, officer-in-charge at the Fort Jennings Post Office has announced that the U.S. Postal Service is offering a special bicentennial cancellation celebrating Fort Jennings’ 200th birthday and honoring its rich history as a … Continue reading

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Post Office Issues USS Constitution Stamp For War Of 1812 Bicentennial

August 18, 2012 BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service has introduced a stamp commemorating the world’s oldest commissioned warship that’s still afloat. On Saturday morning, postal officials unveiled the USS Constitution forever stamp at the Charlestown Navy Yard in … Continue reading

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