Monthly Archives: March 2014

Maryland awards grants to 15 War of 1812 bicentennial projects

Nick Sohr —  March 26, 2014 Gov. Martin O’Malley presented on Tuesday $765,000 in matching grants to fourteen Maryland nonprofit and government entities in support of fifteen War of 1812 bicentennial projects. “The War of 1812 in the Chesapeake and the … Continue reading

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Learn about Brookeville and the War of 1812

Learn about Brookeville and the War of 1812 by Terri Hogan Staff writer A history symposium, “Brookeville and the Burning of Washington: A Tale of Two Capitals,” will be presented from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Performing … Continue reading

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Calvert County Observes War of 1812 Bicentennial

March 24, 2014 March 24, 2014 Tall Ships, Battle Re-enactments and More Mark War’s Summer 1814 Southern Maryland Campaign The War of 1812, which lasted from June 18, 1812, to Feb. 16, 1815, had a major impact on Calvert County. … Continue reading

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Pride of Baltimore II to make special voyage for Maryland Day

  Vessel to carry recreated Star-Spangled Banner flag Mar 20, 2014 View Large BALTIMORE —The Pride of Baltimore II will make a special voyage for Maryland Day replete with a Star-Spangled Banner flag that more than 1,000 volunteers created over … Continue reading

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Pride of Baltimore II, ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ replica to help mark Maryland Day

The Baltimore Sun By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun March 18, 2014 The Pride of Baltimore II and a replica of the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner” will be the focus of Maryland Day celebrations in Baltimore and Annapolis … Continue reading

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Plans unveiled for War of 1812 re-enactment

Mar 13, 2014 By Victoria Gray A battle is brewing in Oakland. Bicentennial commemorations of the War of 1812 will bring a major gathering to the village of Oakland this summer. “(The Battle of Malcolm’s Mills) truly was a milestone … Continue reading

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Remembering those who served – Fort Mims marks bicentennial

  March 12, 2014 Fort Mims will host an event Saturday and Sunday, March 15 and 16, commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the story of Fort Montgomery, the fort built to serve this area after Fort … Continue reading

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