Monthly Archives: July 2013

US Senate honors Battle of Lake Erie bicentennial

local12.com US Senate honors Battle of Lake Erie bicentennial July 30, 2013 15:19 EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate has adopted a resolution recognizing the significant victory of the Americans in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War … Continue reading

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Lois McClure Schooner Docks at Syracuse Inner Harbor Commemorating 1813, the Second Year of the War of 1812

  By Michelle Gabel The schooner Lois McClure, a complete replica of a 1862-class sailing canal boat, was docked in the Syracuse Inner Harbor Saturday and Sunday and was open to the public as a part of the 1813 Bicentennial … Continue reading

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War of 1812 to come to life in Chestertown

The Washington Post   By Associated Press, Published: July 28   CHESTERTOWN, Md. — History will come to life Wednesday with a show by Mary Ann Jung, depicting Rosalie Calvert during the War of 1812. “1812 Alive!” will be presented from … Continue reading

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Tall ships sail into Cleveland on waves of War of 1812 history

By Brian Albrecht on June 30, 2013     The Pride of Baltimore II, shown here passing Voinovich Park in 2010, returns for the Port of Cleveland 2013 Tall Ships Festival, presented by the Rotary Club of Cleveland.Lonnie Timmons III, … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Chess Set

John Farrier • Wednesday, July 24, 2013 Here’s an appropriate chess set to mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812 between the United States and the United Kingdom. Jim Arnold, a custom chess set maker in Ronda, North Carolina, … Continue reading

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Stamp commemorates Battle of Lake Erie

thenews-messenger.com Jul. 26, 2013 The U.S. Postal Service will issue a commemorative Battle of Lake Erie stamp on Sept. 10 — the bicentennial of the battle. / Submitted photo ____________________________________________________________________   Written by Submitted story The U.S. Postal Service continues … Continue reading

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Fremont part of War of 1812

thenews-messenger.com   Jul. 13, 2013 Fremont Mayor Jim Ellis ____________________________________________   As Mayor of the City of Fremont it is an honor for me to participate in the celebration of the Bicentennial of the Battle of Fort Stephenson, which has … Continue reading

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Multiple War of 1812 events the weekend of Aug.2-4

MyEasternShoreMD, Wednesday, July 24, 2013 By Jack Shaum QUEENSTOWN–The weekend of Aug. 2 to 4 will see several events taking place in observance of Queen Anne’s County’s role in the War of 1812. There will be events in the Queenstown/Grasonville … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Vets To Be Honoured

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 12:58 PMby Jim Birchard Special ceremony to be held Sunday to honour veterans of the War of 1812. (Penetanguishene) – A special ceremony will be held this Sunday at St. James-on-the-Lines Anglican Church in Penetanguishene to … Continue reading

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Tall ships bear down on Duluth

Associated Press Posted:   07/22/2013 Spectators watch the U.S. Brig Niagara, one of a fleet of eight traditionally rigged “tall ships” that made port in Duluth in July 2010. The Niagara is a replica of the ship the Commodore Oliver … Continue reading

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