Daily Archives: October 15, 2012

914 AW holds enlistment ceremony during War of 1812 bicentennial events

Col. Alan Swartzmiller, Commander, 914th Airlift Wing, gives the oath of enlistment to nine new Air Force Reserve members during a mass enlistment ceremony October 13 in Lewiston, N.Y. This ceremony took place during the town’s bicentennial commemoration reenactment event … Continue reading

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Mansfield Blockhouse Celebrates 200th Birthday

Story By: Larry Stine http://www.wmfd.com/local-news/single.asp?story=52233 Mansfield celebrated the bicentennial of its Blockhouse and Richland County’s history with an open house this past weekend. Mansfield Blockhouse Completion Committee Chairwoman Sunda Peters talked about when the structure was built during the period … Continue reading

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The Battle of Queenston Heights Was the Shining Hour for Natives in the War of 1812

Indian Country Today Media Network By David P. Ball October 14, 2012 War of 1812/www.eighteentwelve.ca/ ‘The crossing at MacGregors Creek, just downstream from where the British and their First Nations allies made their final stand against the American forces (Retreat … Continue reading

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Fireworks at Brock Monument Commemorating War of 1812 Battle of Queenston Heights and the Life of Major General Sir Isaac Brock

from Peter Mykusz Fireworks framed the General Brock Monument on Saturday, October 13, 2013. It was here at Queenston Heights by the Niagara River that a battle took place 200 years ago. A massive re-enactment of the battle was enjoyed … Continue reading

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