Daily Archives: August 24, 2012

Navy Week marks War of 1812 bicentennial

StreetWise hu, Aug 23, 2012 Posted by StreetWise Colleen Connolly, StreetWise Editorial Intern   Coinciding with the Chicago Air and Water Show and the commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812 is Navy Week, an annual event to … Continue reading

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Fair at New Boston will extend period to 1812

springfieldnewssun.com Fear of British attack sets this year’s tone By Melissa DabeContributing Writer SPRINGFIELD — Two hundred years ago, the town of New Boston was in fear of an attack by the British. Relive the scary events of 1812 in … Continue reading

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Pasadena: History repeats itself – again – during 1812 re-enactment

Capital Gazette Capital Gazette file photo War of 1812 re-enactment James Wheeler of Baltimore wears earplugs during a cannon demonstration at last year’s War of 1812 re-enactment at Hancock’s Resolution in Pasadena. History repeats itself – again – along the … Continue reading

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US Navy frigate fuels up in Detroit ahead of next month’s return for War of 1812 bicentennial

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS August 23, 2012 DETROIT — A U.S. Navy frigate expected to be in Detroit next month to mark the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 made an early Motor City pit stop. The USS De Wert, … Continue reading

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Panel of experts gathers to discuss facts and fictions of War of 1812

The Buffalo News By Harold McNeil News Staff Reporter August 23, 2012   In an effort to make sure that America’s forgotten war is no longer forgotten, the Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, along with WNED-TV and the … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy, Canadian Navy, Coast Guard sail to Northeast Ohio shore to honor War of 1812

Published: Friday, August 24, 2012   By Arcade Staff Arcade@MorningJournal.com @howieeg Click to enlarge First it was the Marines in early summer; now the Navy is hitting the shores of Northeast Ohio. Lest anyone think this area is under attack, … Continue reading

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