Daily Archives: September 1, 2012

Detroit commemorates the Bicentennial of the War of 1812

A replica of the Brig Niagara will soon be sailing to Detroit; Oliver Hazard Perry, commanding the orginial, regained control of Michigan and turned the tide of the war. The Brig Niagara and Navy war ships will moor along Detroit’s riverfront from … Continue reading

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Historical void catches up with us

Published on August 31, 2012   Sayings about the importance of knowing your history have been uttered often enough not to need repeating. But that doesn’t mean the lesson’s been learned. Amazingly, as we mark the bicentennial of the War … Continue reading

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Admiral to visit Buffalo for Navy Week

Buffalo Business First David Bertola Buffalo Business First Reporter- Business First Rear admiral Robin Graf of the U.S. Navy is coming to Buffalo as part of a week-long bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812. While in town, she’ll visit … Continue reading

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Tall Ships event coming to Georgian Bay

Simcoe.com Nikki Million-Cole | Aug 31, 2012 Town council approves $29,000 payout for celebration   PENETANGUISHENE – Penetanguishene council will spend an estimated $29,000 to be part of a Tall Ships event next summer under the banner of War of … Continue reading

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Victor Memories: Bicentennial celebration awaits town of Victor

democratandchronicle.com. During the 17th century, while French explorer Robert Cavalier de LaSalle was traveling around this part of New York state, he made references in his writings about the beautiful landscape and the friendliness of the natives. According to documents, … Continue reading

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1812 Road Trip

The Windsor Star August 31, 2012 A period group dressed as soldiers from the 1812 era march in the heritage parade at the Roots to Boots Festival celebrating the bi centennial of the war of 1812, in Amherstburg, Ont., Saturday, … Continue reading

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