Daily Archives: October 17, 2012

Sir Isaac Brock to be burried at Fort George

October 17, 2012 1812 News Ian Mather Sir Isaac Brock’s casket awaits the arrival of the horse draw cart that will take it first to St. Marks Church for a brief ceremony the on to Fort George for Burial. Hundreds were … Continue reading

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Sir Isaac Brock Returns to Queenston Heights

October 17, 2012 1812 News Ian Mather Sir Isaac Brock once again marched on the Heights of Queenston.  Well ok it’s actually Scott Finlay, but Brock was in Queenston this weekend watching over the events. With rain forecast for Saturday … Continue reading

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Fireworks kick of Battle of Queenston Heights

Oct. 12, 2012 1812 NEWS By Ian Mather As night fell fireworks filled the skies over Queenston, Ontario and Lewiston, New York. About 50 people were gathered in a parking area just below Queenston Heights to watch the fireworks display.  … Continue reading

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Fort Covington site dedicated as town’s second 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden

  By Ron Giofu, Amherstburg Echo Tuesday, October 16, 2012 12:51:50 EDT PM Dignitaries gather around the marker at Fort Covington holding the new sign designating it as an 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden. The ceremony was held at the location, … Continue reading

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Southport, Bald Head remember War of 1812

StarNewsOnline.com Contributed article Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 The area’s role in the War of 1812 will be commemorated Oct. 18-20 as Southport hosts a three-day celebration to mark the 200th anniversary of the historic conflict. It will pay tribute … Continue reading

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History comes alive

NiagaraThisWeek 15,000 attend Battle of Queenston Heights commemoration Queenston Heights came alive over the weekend as more than 15,000 people turned out to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the defining battle on that site. In the lead up to the … Continue reading

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Historical Society meeting to recognize Bicentennial of The War of 1812

By Jody Miller Ohio.com correspondent Published: October 15, 2012 Bath Township Museum. The Bath Historical Society will convene its next general meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Bath Township Museum. (Brian Bachtel/Ohio.com) BATH TWP.: The Bath Historical Society … Continue reading

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Niagara holds enlistment ceremony during War of 1812 bicentennial events

October 15, 2012 by Master Sgt. Kevin Nichols 914th Airlift Wing Public Affairs 10/14/2012 – NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. – A mass enlistment ceremony of civilians into the United States Air Force Reserve was held in Lewiston, N.Y. today during the town’s bicentennial commemoration … Continue reading

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Festival near Benton to commemorate War of 1812 bicentennial

    October 15, 2012 THE GOSHEN NEWS BENTON — More than 100 historical reenactors will help visitors travel back in time at the fourth annual Gathering at Five Medals, a living history festival portraying life in the Midwest from … Continue reading

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Five Medals event set this weekend

    October 15, 2012 NEW PARIS – Join more than 100 historical re-enactors and travel back in time at the fourth annual Gathering at Five Medals, a living history festival portraying life in the Midwest from the 1660s to … Continue reading

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