Daily Archives: August 22, 2012

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 Download image LEESBURG, Va., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — “1812: An American Celebration” is billed … Continue reading

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DETROIT: Bicentennial of the War of 1812 Detroit calendar of events

Published: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 All events take place on the riverfront unless noted. Most, but not all, will be free. The schedule is subject to change. Sept. 4 4-6 p.m. — U.S. Navy or U.S. Marine Corps military band … Continue reading

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Detroit to mark War of 1812

 Daily Press August 21, 2012 Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Navy officials will hold a news conference to announce their Detroit plans to mark the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. The conference scheduled for this afternoon at … Continue reading

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Corn maze to honour Chief Techumseh

Toronto Sun Diana Martin, QMI Agency August 22, 2012   War of 1812 hero Chief Tecumseh is the subject of the Dieleman family’s corn maze near Thamesville. The attraction opens to the public on Labour Day. THAMESVILLE, ONT. –  Chief Tecumseh is … Continue reading

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The politicization of Canada’s history

Times Colonist BY ANDREW COHEN, TIMES COLONIST AUGUST 22, 2012 The latest offensive in the federal government’s campaign to promote the bicentennial of the War of 1812 comes in that diverting one-minute film appearing on big and small screens this … Continue reading

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Navy to preview Detroit plans to mark War of 1812

Michigan mlive.com By The Associated Press View full size(AP Photo/Steven Senne)Military reenactors in the uniforms of U.S. Marines from the war of 1812 march in front of the USS Constitution moments after the vessel arrived at her berth in Charlestown … Continue reading

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DETROIT: History buffs can feast on War of 1812 anniversary celebration

The News Herald Published: Tuesday, August 21, 2012   Click to enlarge DETROIT — A key moment in American history will come to life in Detroit next month. The U.S. Navy, Marines and Coast Guard are joining with civilian groups … Continue reading

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New Bladensburg Center to Kick Off Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Celebration

Editor John Davisson johnd@patch.com Grand Opening of War of 1812 Visitor Center at Bladensburg Waterfront Park set for this weekend. By Donna Walker August 21, 2012   Photos (2) Upload Photos and Videos It’s a little-know historical fact: Prince George’s … Continue reading

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Detroit prepares ship showcase for 200th anniversary War of 1812

The Detroit News August 22, 2012 By Christine Ferretti The Detroit News 13 Comments Detroit — International ships will converge on the Detroit River for the first time next month to mark the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Bicentennial concert event announced

Aug 21, 2012 “1812: An American Celebration” is billed as the largest War of 1812 Bicentennial event LEESBURG, Va. – “1812: An American Celebration” is billed as the largest War of 1812 Bicentennial event in the Greater Washington DC Capital … Continue reading

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