Monthly Archives: December 2012

Celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 Online

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Historian talks about War of 1812 in Streetsville

Mississauga.com Jan Dean | Dec 10, 2012   History buff. Matthew Wilkinson is the historian at Heritage Mississauga. He’ll be speaking this Thursday about the War of 1812. Photo supplied __________________ This year was a busy one for Matthew Wilkinson … Continue reading

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Group Offers Free Presentation on War of 1812

wkyq.com Dec. 08, 2012 FRANKLIN, TN – The Franklin Civil War Round Table is sponsoring a free presentation on “the War of 1812 and the Civil War.” According to a news release from the group, Tennessee played a major role … Continue reading

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War of 1812: Part II – Death and Disease

WBFO / AM 970 By Rich Kellman Enlarge image Credit WBFO News photo The War of 1812, Queeston Heights The War of 1812 was brutal and ugly.  The bulk of the casualties were on the Niagara Frontier. More than 20,000 … Continue reading

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War of 1812: Part I – A Nasty War

WBFO / AM 970 By Rich Kellman Enlarge image This year marks the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812.  It was a savage war  that neither side won, but which changed the lives of generations of … Continue reading

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War of 1812: Part IV – Canadian Colonies Against American Invaders

WBFO / AM 970 By Rich Kellman Enlarge image Panting of General Sir Isaac Brock, Canadian hero and British leader at the Battle of Queenston Heights, who was killed early in the battle The war of 1812 changed  lives all … Continue reading

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War of 1812: Part V – Heroes and Villains

WBFO / AM 970 By Rich Kellman Enlarge image War of 1812 This is the bicentennial year of the War of 1812, a war that saw the United States attack Canada for grievances against England.  There was no clear winner, … Continue reading

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