Daily Archives: September 6, 2012

Recalling Southern Maryland’s role in the War of 1812

The Washington Post (Tin Nguyen/Maryland Independent) – Visitors from White Plains come ashore from the Patuxent River to Benedict for a day tour. On Aug. 19, 1814, the British landed a force of 4,500 troops in Benedict on their way … Continue reading

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Mark Grasza’s art about War of 1812

Posted Sep 6, 2012 By John Curry John Curry, Metroland Artist Mark Grasza of Stittsville stands beside one of his large, colourful paintings depicting a battle in the War of 1812. Two of these paintings are now on display at … Continue reading

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DEARBORN: HFCC librarian helps bring recognition to War of 1812 site

September 05, 2012   Re-enactors Bill Hanusik and Ken Roberts; Dan Harrison, HFCC librarian; Richard Micka, Michigan Historical Commissioner; Andrew Linko, Brownstown Township Supervisor; Congressman John D. Dingell; Jeanne Micka, president, Michigan Archaeological Society worked to get a historical marker … Continue reading

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Orleans DAR hosts public presentation on War of 1812 heroine Betsy Doyle

The Daily News Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 ALBION — The Orleans Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution invites the public to a presentation by Niagara County Historian Catherine Emerson at 11:30 a.m. on … Continue reading

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Authors to share War of 1812 stories

  Ken Su, Welland Public Library’s adult and information services co-ordinator, displays three books about the War of 1812 featured during a free lecture series. Gordon Anderson will discuss his book Beyond the Great Water: A Novel About the War … Continue reading

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Take an 1812 road trip

The Windsor Star September 5, 2012 By Sharon Hill   War of 1812 re-enactors speak with students. Photograph by: Julie Oliver , Postmedia News Looking for a new way to mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812? Try the … Continue reading

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De Wert Stops In Toledo During 1812 Tour

September 5, 2012 Photo by MC1 Douglas Mappin The guided-missile frigate USS De Wert (FFG 45) pulls into Chicago to participate in the Navy’s commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. The commemoration coincides with Chicago Navy Week, … Continue reading

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Officials to welcome Navy vessels to Detroit for War of 1812 bicentennial celebration

mlive.com By Michael Wayland September 05, 2012 GM The U.S. Brig Niagara, a Tall Ship replica of the original that played a decisive role in the Battle of Lake Erie, is one of five ships that will be docked along … Continue reading

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