Monthly Archives: June 2013

Take a tour where The Star-Spangled Banner still stands

  http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582364/Take-a-tour-where-The-Star-Spangled-Banner-still-stands.html?pg=1 By Michael Schuman   For the Deseret News Published: Saturday, June 29 2013 BALTIMORE — The United States is in the midst of commemorating the bicentennial of a war that is largely forgotten but that almost tore the … Continue reading

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A story that will shiver your timbers

Come all ye lads and lasses, lend an ear to the fateful story of the U.S. Brig Niagara docked at Pier 8 this weekend. Aye, she may be a tall ship, but this yarn ’tis not a tall tale. The … Continue reading

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Story of the War of 1812 played out in parks across Etobicoke

Etobicoke Guardian ByCynthia Reason Lakeshore Arts and Sirius Theatrical Company are set to bring the human stories of the War of 1812 to life this summer, through a collaborative theatre project in celebration of the war’s bicentennial. Written by Sirius’ … Continue reading

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Art show to celebrate War of 1812 anniversary

The Star Democrat Wednesday, June 26, 2013 ST. MICHAELS — St. Michaels Art League members will exhibit two-dimensional artworks featuring the colors red, white and blue during July in the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library as … Continue reading

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life / food & wine Local wineries honour war of 1812

  Ted Whipp, Windsor Star | Jun 26, 2013 Several wineries have launched a line of local wines commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 in time for this summer’s Tall Ships Festival. “We believe strongly in the regional … Continue reading

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Word On The Street – Did You Enjoy Niagara’s War of 1812 Bicentennial Events?

Posted by Heather on June 25, 2013. This past weekend I was fortunate enough to be able to attend several of Niagara’s War of 1812 bicentennial events.  At each of these events, and even on the shuttles back and forth, … Continue reading

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‘Spirit of Erie’ celebrates community

  By DANA MASSING, Erie Times-News dana.massing@timesnews.com “The Spirit of Erie” premieres Tuesday night. The 75-minute original pageant, with eight performances through Sunday at the Bayfront Convention Center, is part of the Perry 200 Commemoration’s two-year celebration of the bicentennial … Continue reading

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Thorold’s War of 1812 bicentennial events conclude with Battle of Beaverdams memorial service

    http://www.niagaraadvance.ca/2013/06/24/thorolds-war-of-1812-bicentennial-events-conclude-with-battle-of-beaverdams-memorial-service By Jeff Blay, Thorold Niagara News Monday, June 24, 2013   A view of the original Battle of Beaverdams monument at the Battle of Beaverdams Park in Thorold. (JEFF BLAY/Thorold Niagara News) ______________________________ THOROLD – Thorold’s War of 1812 … Continue reading

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Niagara Hosts War of 1812 Bicentennial Events

http://www.whatsonthorold.com/news/niagara-hosts-war-1812-bicentennial-events/6469 Joe Arnold demonstrated his blacksmith skills and provided a great deal of historic information. photo by:Heather Krawchuk Posted by Heather on June 24, 2013. BY HEATHER KRAWCHUK The Niagara region had so much to be proud of this past … Continue reading

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Eastern Shore historian identifies Queen Anne’s Co. War of 1812 vet in old grand jury photo

JORDAN SCHATZ  The Star Democrat June 23, 2013 CENTREVILLE, Maryland — Local historian Mary Margaret Revell Goodwin had no idea what she had stumbled upon when she made an inquiry about an old black and white photo resting in the historic … Continue reading

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