Monthly Archives: November 2012

Artsphere marks War of 1812 anniversary with two shows

The Buffalo News 11/30/2012, “HMS Detroit Aground on Squaw Island,” a painting by John Montague, is part of the exhibition “War of 1812” in Artsphere Studio and Gallery. ______________ As part of the ongoing, yearlong celebration of the War of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers, and Heroes: Madison’s Commanders in the War of 1812 by David Fitz-Enz

By ManOfLaBook.com, BLOGCRITICS.ORG Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers, and Heroes: Madison’s Commanders in the War of 1812 by David Fitz-Enz is a non-fiction book that commemorates the bicentennial of the war. Mr. Fitz-Enz is a host of television … Continue reading

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Bicentennial of the War of 1812 commemorated

Staff Reports Saturday, November 24, 2012 Mary Jane Smith introduced local historian and former classmate Robert Wilder of St. Joe at the November John Houlton Chapter’s Veteran’s Day program. Recently re-elected to his ninth term in DeKalb County government, Wilder … Continue reading

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Articles to focus on War of 1812

November 18, 2012 PLATTSBURGH — Over the next 22 months, readers will have a chance to read, in real time, the events of the War of 1812 leading up to the Battle of Plattsburgh in a series of articles by … Continue reading

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Society looks for re-enactors

The Star Democrat   Posted: Friday, November 16   Re-enactors Historical Society curator Beth Hansen and volunteer Judy Richards show off the 1812 dresses and bonnets they made. As part of the statewide commemoration of the bicentennial of the War … Continue reading

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Final lecture in War of 1812 series at Castellani set for Sunday

Staff reports Niagara Gazette Niagara Gazette — Robert Giannetti will present a reading and interpretation of the 19th century comic masterpiece: “The Tour of Dr. Syntax in Search of the Picturesque” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Castellani … Continue reading

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Daughters of 1812 to consider local chapter

November 15, 2012 By JEFF MEYERS Press-Republican PLATTSBURGH — A new chapter of the U.S. Daughters of 1812 is attempting to organize in upstate New York. The State of New York Society of U.S. Daughters of 1812 is holding an … Continue reading

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