Daily Archives: August 20, 2012

Visitors from abroad sent greetings for War of 1812 Bicentennial

The Windsor Star Now that the dust has settled in the streets and parks of Amherstburg, I would like to take this opportunity to thank our community and residents in hosting what was a spectacular presentation of history and arts … Continue reading

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Detroit Battle Honour 200 Years Coming

The Windsor Star August 17, 2012. A historical reenactor, from Amherstburg, Ontario fires a musket during a War of 1812 ceremony along River Canard on July 16, 2012. (Jason Kryk/The Windsor Star) Posted by: Chris Vander Doelen When an individual … Continue reading

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Two fallen heroes make terrific story

August 19, 2012 – 4:02am By PAUL W. BENNETT   Heroism, exhibited in the pursuit of glory and fame through warfare, so central to Homer’s The Illiad, is making a Heroism, exhibited in the pursuit of glory and fame through … Continue reading

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Fort Jennings bicentennial celebration is blast from the past

LimaOhio.com Lindsay Brown War of 1812 Re-enactment Members of the Second Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Militia war of 1812 reenactment unit shoot off their weapons at Sunday’s Fort Jennings 1812 Reenactment. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News August 19, 2012 By KATE MALONGOWSKI … Continue reading

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Savannah’s Coastal Heritage Society commemorates War of 1812 bicentennial, rededicates Hull Street

August 20, 2012 – 12:15am  |  Updated: August 20, 2012 – 12:31am Dash Coleman/Savannah Morning News Rob Pengelly, Canadian consul in Atlanta, speaks to a crowd gathered at the Savannah History Museum on Sunday for an event commemorating the bicentennial of the War … Continue reading

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‘Old Ironsides’ again shows its mettle in War of 1812 bicentennial

The Washington Times By combined dispatches Sunday, August 19, 2012 Enlarge Photo The USS Constitution fires one of its guns in Boston Harbor as … more > Photo Gallery: 2 Photos‘Old Ironsides’ again shows its mettle in War of 1812 bicentennial … Continue reading

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