Daily Archives: September 12, 2012

Champion historian makes War of 1812 exhibition

Watertown Daily Times Wednesday, September 12, 2012 CHAMPION — The town of Champion historian has put together a War of 1812 display. To commemorate the bicentennial of the war against England, Lynn Thornton highlighted the involvement of two Champion residents. … Continue reading

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Federal government calls for War of 1812 national monument

Ottawa Citizen By CHLOÉ FEDIO, September 12, 2012 Actors with Parks Canada wait for the start of activities during commemoration events for the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 at the Halifax Citadel National Historic site in Halifax, N.S., … Continue reading

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Ships coming into port for Navy Week

wivb.com Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012, Diana Fairbanks Posted by: Eli George BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A fleet is converging on Buffalo to help mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812. For the first time, Navy Week is coming into … Continue reading

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Plattsburgh commemorates War of 1812 victory

  Reenactors portraying British soldiers advance through the woods at Beekmantown. Photo: Sarah Harris by Sarah Harris Plattsburgh, NY, Sep 12, 2012 — Tuesday was the 198th anniversary of the Battle of Plattsburgh. In 1814, British and American forces clashed … Continue reading

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