Daily Archives: October 11, 2012

It’s a big war in Canada

Jon Carroll October 10, 2012 No one gets very excited about the War of 1812. At least, not until recently. When I took history in high school, the War of 1812 was kind of skipped over. I suspect that’s because … Continue reading

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Our Old Bookcase

Mercer County Chronicle Written by Joyce L. Alig Wednesday, October 10, 2012 During the War of 1812, the Flagship Niagara was under the command of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. Ship cannons from the War of 1812 will be on exhibit, … Continue reading

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Cemetery Walk honors War of 1812, Civil War

by CHRIS GRAY Observer Staff Writer A stroll through the Romeo Cemetery this weekend will take walkers on a trip back in time to shed local light on America’s second war of independence. The Romeo Historical Society is hosting a … Continue reading

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Amherstburg to dedicate second bicentennial peace garden

The Windsor Star October 10, 2012. A historical reenactor, from Amherstburg, Ontario fires a musket during a War of 1812 ceremony along River Canard on July 16, 2012. (Jason Kryk/The Windsor Star) Posted by: Julie Kotsis AMHERSTBURG Commemorations of the … Continue reading

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Ohio ‘On The Front Line’ In The War Of 1812

October 10, 2012 Guests John Haas, manuscript coordinator, Ohio Historical Society Cliff Eckle, history curator, Ohio Historical Society To mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812, the Ohio Historical Society’s new exhibit features important artifacts and information on the … Continue reading

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