Daily Archives: November 12, 2012

Higdon appointed to Kentucky War of 1812 bicentennial commission

By Special to The Sun Tuesday, November 6, 2012 Former Senate President David L. Williams recently appointed State Senator Jimmy Higdon (R-Lebanon) to the Kentucky War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission. The 18-member commission, which includes state agencies and at-large members, … Continue reading

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Purkes to present historical program

  11/11/2012 11:40:00 PM Purkes to present historical program TROY – The Troy Historical Society will observe the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 at at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy. Local … Continue reading

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October 23, 1812: The Skirmish at St. Regis

Indian Country Today By Darren Bonaparte November 11, 2012 Amid the hoopla of the War of 1812 bicentennial, a notable anniversary came and went unobserved recently. On October 23, 1812, one of the early skirmishes in the war took place, … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day-Peace Garden ceremony planned in NY

Wall Street Journal   Associated Press LEWISTON, N.Y. — Niagara University has chosen Veteran’s Day for the dedication of a plaque for its 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden. The private upstate New York university says Monday’s ceremony is meant to honor … Continue reading

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