Monthly Archives: May 2013

Books: 1812 – A Guide to the War and Its Legacy

Bill Bean Fri May 17 2013 1812: A Guide to the War and its Legacy, by Terry Copp, Matt Symes, Caitlin McWilliams, Nick Lachance, Geoff Keelan and Jeffrey W. Mott (Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies Press of … Continue reading

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Eastern Shore maritime museum tells story of the War of 1812 on the Chesapeake Bay

The Washington Post By Associated Press, Published: May 11 ST. MICHAELS, Md. — Runaway slaves, captured women and children, British officers bestowing suspicious gifts and turncoat plantation owners trading with the enemy under a white flag — it all happened in … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Legends and Lore from War of 1812

May 10, 2013 Available at the Calvert Marine Museum Store The Calvert Marine Museum Store has an impressive selection of books about the Chesapeake region, and in keeping with the bicentennial of the War of 1812, book selections on that … Continue reading

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Thorold to be bicentennial ground zero

NiagaraThisWeek Paul Forsyth | May 08, 2013 Thousands expected to pour into city for Battle of Beaverdams commemoration   Thorold to be bicentennial ground zero. John Burtniak, chair of the Thorold War of 1812 Bicentennial Committee, speaks at the opening … Continue reading

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Presentation on War of 1812 at GAR Hall May 9

  May 8, 2013 n honor of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, local historian, Sharon Myers, will present a Power Point program on the War of 1812 on May 9 at 7 p.m. at the GAR Hall, 1785 … Continue reading

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1813 invasion of Havre de Grace re-created for weekend visitors

The Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/harford/aberdeen-havre-de-grace/ph-ag-hdg-war-1812-0508-20130506,0,1181945,full.story BY DAVID ANDERSON May 6, 2013   People fled in panic when British troops invaded Havre de Grace 200 years ago, as rockets rained down on the city and soldiers and Marines stormed through the streets, … Continue reading

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Simonson awarded national 1812 honor

  by jmaloni Press release Sat, May 4th 2013             Lewiston’s volunteer director for the War of 1812 bicentennial, Lee Simonson, has been awarded the “Spirit of 1812” medal by the United States Daughters of … Continue reading

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