Monthly Archives: August 2013

State Museum exhibit marks 200th year since War of 1812

  The Tennessee State Museum is commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 with a traveling exhibition, “Becoming the Volunteer State: Tennessee in the War of 1812.” The exhibit, which arrived here in Fayetteville last week, will remain … Continue reading

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“America’s Band” to perform bicentennial salute for Battle of Lake Erie in four free concerts

The Beacon Thu, Aug 29, 2013 The Navy Band Great Lakes Wind Ensemble is commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie fought during the War of 1812 with a special free Labor Day Weekend concert at Perry’s … Continue reading

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Tall ships converging on Lake Erie to re-enact historic War of 1812 battle near Ohio island

The Associated Press August 27, 2013 Tall ships battling on Lake Erie.     PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio – Cannon fire will ring out again on the waters of Lake Erie when tall ships re-enact a battle that marked a turning point … Continue reading

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How the War of 1812 Marked Southern Maryland

      August 27, 2013   July 31, 2013         Southern Maryland may not be one of the most well known theatres of the War of 1812, but this time period effected the area in great proportions … Continue reading

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Saluting history and cultures

  Sunday, August 25, 2013 http://www.saultstar.com/2013/08/25/saluting-history-and-cultures St. Joseph Island residents along with guests from near and far gathered to honour the past and the effort of many to participated in the War of 1812, hosted by the St. Joseph Island … Continue reading

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Mutach’s bicentennial cookies contribute to reading program

The Beacon Sun, Aug 25, 2013   Mutach’s Market in Lakeside-Marblehead is offering a tasty way to celebrate the War of 1812 bicentennial and also contribute to the reading program at Danbury school. Kiedrowski’s Simply Delicious Bakery of Amherst, voted … Continue reading

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Tall ships converging on Lake Erie to re-enact historic War of 1812 battle near Ohio island

The Washington Post By Associated Press, Published: August 25 PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio — Cannon fire will ring out again on the waters of Lake Erie when tall ships re-enact a battle that marked a turning point in the War of 1812.The bicentennial … Continue reading

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War of 1812 sites mapped by History Center

  August 25, 2013 August 25, 2013 August 25, 2013 Staff reports The Tonawanda News Tonawanda News — The History Center of Niagara has unveiled its map containing of 1812 Sites in Niagara County. Earlier this year the History Center … Continue reading

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Reichley: America’s second war

Today we are back to the bicentennial we are in the midst of celebrating about America’s “second war,” the War of 1812. But getting the information wasn’t easy. By John Reichley Posted Aug. 24, 2013 Today we are back to … Continue reading

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Green soldiers in War of 1812 honored

8/22/2013 By Maria Lindsay   Credit GREEN — The Green Historical Society honored five soldiers buried in Green who fought during the War of 1812 in a Bicentennial Remembrance Ceremony Aug. 19 at Green Veterans Memorial Park. The five soldiers … Continue reading

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