Daily Archives: September 11, 2012

Navy Band Wind Ensemble to perform at Fort Niagara

The Buffalo News 09/11/2012 YOUNGSTOWN – The U.S. Navy Band’s Great Lakes Wind Ensemble will play a free concert at 6 p.m. Friday at Old Fort Niagara. The ensemble will be joined onstage by members of the Marine Forces Reserve … Continue reading

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U.S. Brig Niagara to visit Canalside

Buffalo Rising Sarah Maurer Navy week is upon us here in Buffalo, and the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation and Buffalo Place, Inc. will be welcoming the U.S. Brig Niagara to Canalside as part of the naval celebration and to … Continue reading

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As in 1812, sailors are crucial to nation’s defense

The Buffalo News By Gregory Nosal 09/9/2012 America’s Navy is our nation’s front line in war and in peace, operating on, above and below the sea. Its members are deployed around the world, protecting our freedom and defending our nation’s … Continue reading

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Lois McClure to port in Herkimer, Montgomery counties

By Rob Juteau GateHouse News Service  Sep 10, 2012 Frankfort, N.Y. — Anniversaries provide special moments to focus attention on historic events. To mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s schooner Lois McClure is on … Continue reading

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Serial story set amid War of 1812

September 11, 2012 The Daily Reflector’s Your Weekly Read series resumes next week with “Freehand,” which is published in conjunction with the bicentennial of the War of 1812. The 10-chapter serial story, sponsored by Pitt Community College and The Daily … Continue reading

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American town marks a dark episode from War of 1812

By Randy Boswell September 10, 2012 Artist Susan Geissler, right, and Tuscarora heritage consultant Belinda Patterson, work on a mockup of a planned 1812 monument in New York. In the Conservative government’s $28-million, bicentennial retelling of the War of 1812, … Continue reading

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Buffalo Commemorating War of 1812

Wikipedia.org Published: 9/09 BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – Naval vessels from the U.S. and Canada are set to drop anchor at Buffalo for the city’s Navy Week. More than a dozen military ships from both nations, a U.S. Coast Guard cutter … Continue reading

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Event today to celebrate Battle of Lake Erie

goerie.com By RON LEONARDI, Erie Times-News September 10, 2012 Officials from the Erie Maritime Museum and the Flagship Niagara League will commemorate the Battle of Lake Erie’s 199th anniversary today with a 5:30 p.m. ceremony at Presque Isle State Park’s … Continue reading

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Middletown honors War of 1812 commodore

September 10, 2012 by Jim Salemi Click to enlarge MIDDLETOWN — Members of the Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Connecticut and the Connecticut United States Daughters of 1812 honored Commodore Thomas Macdonough, a War of … Continue reading

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