Daily Archives: September 4, 2012

Whitby library offers free programs

DurhamRegion.com Sep 04, 2012 WHITBY — The Whitby Public Library is offering two free events in September to help educate residents on various topics.   The first is in honour of the bicentennial of the War of 1812, featuring an … Continue reading

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Warships sweep into Detroit, Windsor

The Windsor Star The 439-foot Canadian warship Ville de Quebec and a group of American warships, including a replica War of 1812 brig, will anchor across from each other on the Detroit River this week. The ships sweep into the … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Returns to Griffins Mills Sept. 8

September 4, 2012 by Rick Ohler The War of 1812 may have taken place 200 years ago, but it will seem like a current event as the Griffins Mills Presbyterian Church hosts another of its Living History programs on its … Continue reading

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Grimsby gateway now a door to War of 1812

NiagaraThisWeek Sep 03, 2012 Grimsby gateway now a door to War of 1812. Visitors coming through Niagara’s gateway in Grimsby can learn all about the War of 1812 and bicentennial celebrations taking place across the region thanks to a new … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Re-enactment Weekend, Sept. 8-9

Monday, September 3, 2012 BACKUS HERITAGE CONSERVATION AREA – On the weekend of September 8th and 9th, the story of the War of 1812 comes to life at Backus Heritage Conservation Area in Port Rowan with the annual War of 1812 Re-enactment … Continue reading

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My historical novel, “Madness: The War of 1812” is now available

The Barbershop: Dennis Byrne, Proprietor By Dennis Byrne, Monday at 12:24 pm The War of 1812 is one of America’s least remembered, most botched and most important wars. Follow junior army officer Will Quinn, an Irish-American immigrant with a gigantic … Continue reading

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Historian Wiliam Chemerka to speak at Madison Historial Society meeting

By Independent Press The Madison Historical Society will present former Madison High School history teacher, William R. “Bill” Chemerka, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7:15 p.m. in the Chase Room of the Madison Public Library, 39 Keep St.Chemerka will discuss … Continue reading

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