Group Offers Free Presentation on War of 1812

wkyq.com

Dec. 08, 2012

Civil War Days at Columbus Belmont Park<br>PHOTO:Columbus Belmont Park

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 in the War of 1812. It propelled Tennesseans including Andrew Jackson, Sam Houston, Sequoyah and David Crockett to national prominence and set the stage for Tennessee’s role in the Civil War.

Myers Brown will make the presentation on Sunday at 3 p.m. Brown is curator of extension services at the Tennessee State Museum and a member of the Tennessee War of 1812 Bicentennial Committee.

The presentation takes place at the Franklin Police Department’s Community Room. Anyone wanting more information can visit the group’s website at http://www.franklinscharge.com.

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