Monthly Archives: October 2013

Special exhibit depicting War of 1812 comes to Batavia

The Daily News Online Thursday, October 24, 2013   BATAVIA — A special exhibit will open in Batavia Sunday that conveys naval operations during the War of 1812. The exhibit is on loan to the International Peace Garden Foundation from … Continue reading

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Brookeville steps back in time

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 by Terri Hogan Staff writer Greg Dohler/The Gazette Gov. Martin O’Malley (right), dressed in period clothing, is greeted by a reenactor of Dolley Madison (left) Sunday during a pre-reception for the Madison Supper at the historic … Continue reading

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Family and Government Honour 1812 Soldiers

1812 News October 27, 2013 All images ©Ian Mather 2013 By Ian Mather Veterans, Family members and Government Officials gathered today to honour George and Jacob Huffman. The ceremony took place at the Fort Erie Coloured Cemetery. Both were from … Continue reading

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1812 symposium in NOTL Nov. 17

  Oct 24, 2013 Niagara-On-The-Lake Town Crier Interested in learning more about the War of 1812 Bicentennial? An upcoming symposium will give history lovers the chance to hear about all things 1812-related. Taking place on Nov. 17, the one-day symposium … Continue reading

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Heritage consortium gets 1812 promotion grant

Friday, October 25, 2013   The Southern Maryland Heritage Area Consortium announced that its office at the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland will receive funding from the Maryland 1812 Commission for programs and events across the region during the regional … Continue reading

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Newspapers, Mail & Communications During the War of 1812

In an age where Facebook and Twitter spread news faster than the local paper, it is hard to imagine a time when information actually had to travel to be heard. On Sunday, November 17 at 3:00 pm in the new … Continue reading

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SCHS, DAR chapter honors War of 1812 veterans

10/24/2013 – West Side Leader By Staff Writer   Photo courtesy of Betty Franklin WEST AKRON — In honor of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, the Summit County Historical Society (SCHS) and the William Wetmore Chapter Daughters of … Continue reading

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Blue Angels Will Help Celebrate Battle of North Point Bicentennial

Dundalk Patch After federal sequestration budget cuts grounded the performance planes this year, the demonstration flight squadron will return to the skies in 2014. Marge Neal (Editor) , October 22, 2013 The Blue Angels will perform in Baltimore next year for … Continue reading

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More than $1 million in new grants announced for War of 1812 coemoration

The Baltimore Sun The Corps of Artillery at Fort McHenry are illuminated as they fire a Napoleonic six-pound field piece as members of Fort McHenry usher in Defenders Day celebration on Federal Hill to start the weekend Friday, Sep 13, … Continue reading

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Doors finally open to War of 1812 sand sculptures

      http://www.niagarafallsreview.ca/2013/08/09/doors-finally-open-to-war-of-1812-sand-sculptures By John Law, Niagara Falls Review Friday, August 9, 2013 It was starting to look like an empty sandbox. A year-and-a-half after it was announced, and months after the sculptures were complete, the International Sand Sculptures … Continue reading

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