Daily Archives: August 23, 2012

War of 1812 Muster at Henry Ford honors bicentennial

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Photo by Dave Chapman A cannon firing was one of the features at the War of 1812 Muster held Saturday and Sunday at The Henry Ford in Dearborn. This is the 200th anniversary of America’s first … Continue reading

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“Old Ironsides” stamp available at Fort Niagara Friday

Staff Reports Niagara Gazette   The Postal Service’s new U.S.S. Constitution Commemorative Stamp will be available Friday at Fort Niagara. Contributed image YOUNGSTOWN — Stamp enthusiasts will have a chance to add a piece of history to their collections when … Continue reading

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War of 1812 author to speak Sunday at Museum

Dufferin County Museum & Archives (DCMA) will host Wesley Turner, author of several books on the War of 1812 this Sunday. His address will deal with his latest publication, The Astonishing General – The Life and Legacy of Sir Isaac … Continue reading

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Auburn University event to commemorate bicentennials

By: OANow Staff | Opelika-Auburn News Published: August 22, 2012 A symposium commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the Creek War of 1813-14 will be held Saturday in Auburn University’s Draughon Library. The symposium, “Toward a Larger … Continue reading

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De Wert In Milwaukee For 1812 Commemoration

August 22, 2012 Photo courtesy of USS De Wert Seaman Julian McElroy and Seaman Alexander Houck prep the mooring lines as De Wert enters into Milwaukee. By Ensign Hannah Johnston USS De Wert Public Affairs USS De Wert (FFG 45) … Continue reading

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Amherstburg ‘feels like home’

The Windsor Star BY ANNE M. ROTA, THE WINDSOR STAR AUGUST 23, 2012 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 … Continue reading

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Detroit to host international ships for War of 1812 Bicentennial

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:22 p.m. EDT A general view of downtown Detroit’s skyline in Detroit, Michigan DETROIT (WKZO) — Detroit will be a host port for several international ships as the nation commemorates the 200th anniversary of the War … Continue reading

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