Monthly Archives: April 2013

Gun Rally at Concord Point Lighthouse Planned for Saturday

  A Cecil County Republican is promoting the event, which coincides with the War of 1812 bicentennial in Havre de Grace. By Elizabeth Janney April 29, 2013 Gun rights advocates plan to use Havre de Grace’s War of 1812 bicentennial … Continue reading

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Siege mentality: Ohio’s Fort Meigs marks battle’s bicentennial

The Columbus Dispatch Events lend perspective to War of 1812 Enlarge Image Steve Stephens | DISPATCH A 15-star flag, like one that would have flown over the fort in 1813, is displayed above an artillery battery at Fort Meigs. __________ … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Historic Sites Slated for Improvement

Baltimore County Now Apr 25, 2013 Jay Doyle Department of Planning It was a day of reckoning, a day to face the ultimate test. The heat was bearable, but enough to put sweat on the brows of the men in … Continue reading

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‘Little-known war’ of 1812 a big deal for Ottawa

STEVEN CHASE and DANIEL LEBLANC   The Globe and Mail Published Saturday, Apr. 27 2013 The Harper government looked to Sylvester Stallone for inspiration when it tried to overcome Canadians’ apathy and ignorance about the War of 1812, and the … Continue reading

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‘Old Hickory’ bicentennial re-enactment celebrated

  by Errol Castens/NEMS Daily Journal Brad Lieb gives West Union High School students a demonstration of how the Chickasaws used flaming arrows to repel the Spanish forces of Hernando DeSoto in 1541. Lieb’s presentation gave context to interactions between … Continue reading

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Baltimore Commemorates A Trifecta Of Historic Events This Summer

PRNewswire April 22, 2013 More Than a Baltimore Story, An American Story BALTIMORE, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — America’s history will come to life in Baltimore this summer with three historic commemorations marking important moments in the creation of our … Continue reading

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“Cannons Are Loaded” for Niagara 1812 Legacy Council’s 2013 Events

Posted by Heather on April 19, 2013 BY HEATHER KRAWCHUK On Thursday, April 18th, the Niagara 1812 Legacy Council held a press conference to announce its events for 2013. Event organizers from across Niagara were represented at the event and … Continue reading

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