Monthly Archives: July 2013

The War of 1812 mural on the side of the Port Deposit Post Office will be dedicated Saturday.

Perryville Patch http://perryville.patch.com/groups/editors-picks/p/port-deposit-mural-dedication-july-20-2013 Elizabeth Janney (Editor),  July 19, 2013 War of 1812 mural in downtown Port Deposit (Photo Credit: Elizabeth Janney) _____________________ Community members will gather in downtown Port Deposit on Saturday to celebrate their home’s history.A dedication ceremony for the … Continue reading

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Stitching together the threads of history

The Washington Post By Katie Fitzpatrick |The Calvert Recorder, Published: July 17 E-mail the writer   The Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum Sewing Group has been working on 19th-century clothing for more than a year to outfit participants in an upcoming … Continue reading

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Falls bicentennial group hosts cannon show

By Tony Ricciuto, Niagara Falls Review Tuesday, July 16, 2013 11:32:47 EDT AM NIAGARA FALLS – A free community event called “Hear The Cannons Roar” is being organized by the Niagara Falls Bicentennial Task Force. It will take place on Thursday, July … Continue reading

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Camp Blount 200th to be celebrated

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Area residents will have the opportunity to become immersed in history as Fayetteville marks the Camp Blount Bicentennial with an impressive celebration to be held here on Sept. 27-28. Camp Blount, situated on the Elk River … Continue reading

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Canadian history in living colour at battle reenactment

  July 14, 2013   Adam Brazeau A scene from the bicentennial reenactment of the battle at Crysler farm in 1813, at Upper Canada Village. ________________________________________________________ By Adam Brazeau CORNWALL, Ontario – Rows of muskets pointed at rival soldiers weren’t … Continue reading

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Ceremony honours 199th anniversary of Battle of Chippawa

http://www.niagarathisweek.com/news-story/3890756-ceremony-honours-199th-anniversary-of-battle-of-chippawa/   ByJames Culic Ceremony honours 199th anniversary of Battle of Chippawa Photos by James Culic Members of the local United Empire Loyalists donned period costumes for the ceremony, including from left, Jim and Shirley Lockhart, Gail Woodruff, and Madelene … Continue reading

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Photos: Schooner opens for tours at marina

Saturday, July 13, 2013 http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Photos-Schooner-opens-for-tours-at-marina-4661381.php The Replica 88-Foot Schooner Lois McClure is seen docking at the Downtown Troy Marina on Thursday, July 11, 2013 in Troy, NY. The Lois McClure is a museum boat operated by the Lake Champlain Maritime … Continue reading

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Jefferson Patterson Park group sews costumes for War of 1812 re-enactment

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 By KATIE FITZPATRICK Staff writer Staff photo by DARWIN WEIGEL These are examples of War of 1812 period girl’s dresses at a costume sewing workshop Saturday at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum. In preparation for the … Continue reading

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BICENTENNIAL: Museum event acquaints visitors with War of 1812 battles

Submitted by the Niagara Falls History MuseumNIAGARA FALLS – As Niagara Falls prepares for the 200th anniversary of the Battles of Chippawa and Lundy’s Lane, the Niagara Falls History Museum celebrates the 199th anniversary of those battles with an event … Continue reading

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Six area wineries partner to bring the Province’s only regional 1812 wine

ourhometown.ca   On Thursday, July 4, 2013, Colio Estate Wines, Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards, Pelee Island Winery, Oxley Estate Winery, Smith and Wilson Estate Wines, and Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery will announce “STOWAWAY 1812.” It is a regional collaborative line of … Continue reading

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