Daily Archives: October 5, 2012

America’s Second War for Independence, War of 1812, Bicentennial Program

Pittsboro-Siler City CVB   October 7, 2012 – 2:00pm – 5:00pm The Chatham County Historical Association is pleased to welcome guests to attend America’s Second War for Independence, War of 1812, Bicentennial Program. Chatham County citizens two hundred years ago … Continue reading

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Bicentennial of the War of 1812 Commenoration of the Beattle of Queenston Heights

Lewiston-Porter Intermediate Education Center In last month’s issue, I briefly mentioned the War of 1812, and the Battle of Queenston Heights, the first major battle of the war.  October 2012 marks the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, and on … Continue reading

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State awards $1.5 million in bicentennial grants

The Baltimore Sun By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore SunOctober 4, 2012 Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown on Thursday announced $1.5 million in state matching grants to 22 government and nonprofit agencies across Maryland. The money will be used to promote … Continue reading

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Fort Dearborn Bicentennial group offers trip to Mississinewa 1812

Published as part of the October 4, 2012 edition. Chicagoans, Hoosiers and neighbors are invited to time travel with The Fort Dearborn Bicentennial Initiative and experience frontier life in Indiana and Illinois as it was during the War of 1812. … Continue reading

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