Daily Archives: September 15, 2012

Scholar Represents U.S. for War of 1812 Bicentennial

  UC Davis Professor Alan Taylor is on a speaking tour commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 on behalf of the United States Embassy in Canada. The Pulitzer-Prize winning historian will appear in Ottawa, Kingston, Toronto and Halifax … Continue reading

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Tombstones replaced for Civil War, 1812 veterans

Dave Rasdal Bill Reedy of rural Brandon, who secured veterans’ headstones slated to be dedicated Sunday, kneels near the headstone of Williams Boyles, a War of 1812 veteran, at Spring Creek Cemetery northwest of Brandon. Photographed Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. … Continue reading

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Rain puts brief damper on Navy Week

The Buffalo News Derek Gee/Buffalo News Pat Reed, a volunteer deckhand on the U.S. Brig Niagara, explains how the cannons were used in battle during the War of 1812 to visitors Lisa Stephan-Kozlowski and Anthony Kozlowski of Buffalo, Friday. Navy … Continue reading

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Ceremony to commemorate the War of 1812 on Sept. 22

Sat Sep 15, 2012 To mark the War of 1812’s bicentennial, bronze markers will be unveiled Sept. 22 at Cross Creek Cemetery No. 1 in downtown Fayetteville. Bruce Daws, the city’s historic properties manager, said the markers will be placed … Continue reading

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Navy Week Brings Back Memories For “Greatest Generation”

Sep 14, 2012 to see the video click on the link http://www.wgrz.com/news/article/181850/37/Navy-Week-Brings-Back-Memories-For-Greatest-Generation Written by Dave McKinley Petty Officer Mark Riddell explains weaponry to visitors aboard USS DeWert BUFFALO, NY – As one of only 18 communities across the country which … Continue reading

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Schroeder’s Man of War

  Follow Us     Squirrel brains and the taste of sulphur: War-reenacting “dorks” dive deep into history. By Anthony Paletta September 15, 2012 From the cover of Man of War, by Charlie Schroeder   The average person’s engagement with this … Continue reading

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