Monthly Archives: April 2014

Star-Spangled Spectacular projected to be Baltimore’s biggest tourism event ever

Baltimore Business Journal Enlarge Photo Bonnie Schupp Tall ships will again visit the Inner Harbor in September for the Star-Spangled Spectacular in September. Above, a ship from the 2012 Sailabration. ________________________________________________________________ Sarah Meehan Reporter- Baltimore Business Journal Apr 29, 2014 … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Living History at Sotterley Plantation June 7th & 8th

Hollywood, MD – 4/26/2014   By Press Release, Sotterley Plantation   Sotterley Plantation’s War of 1812 Living History “The Choice” is now in its final year of the three year National bicentennial commemoration of this war. As a partner of … Continue reading

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1812: The War No One Wants to Commemorate

TIME.com http://time.com/76284/1812-war-commemorate-washington/ Jay Newton-Small April 24, 2014 It was a war we won, despite the burning of Washington D.C. by British soldiers in 1814. So why does no one seem to want to celebrate its bicentennial? Selling the burning of … Continue reading

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Ogdensburg explores War of 1812 history heroes and everyday life

http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/24693/20140424/ogdensburg-explores-war-of-1812-history-heroes-and-everyday-life Since 1978, Richard Feltoe has reenacted a Canadian militia soldier from the War of 1812. His topic at the War of 1812 Heritage Talks is The Upper Canada Militia in Peace and War, 1808-1816. Photo: Richard Feltoe ________________________________ by … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Celebration to honor the War of 1812 Battle of Prairie du Chien

  Submitted by admin on Wed, 04/23/2014 The War of 1812 Battle of Prairie du Chien is commemorated every year on the historic Villa Louis grounds on St. Feriole Island. This year, in celebration of the bicentennial of the 1814 … Continue reading

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Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/south-baltimore/bs-hs-patterson-park-dig-20140420,0,5535433.story The Baltimore Sun Archaeologists unearthing butcher’s shop they say served as military headquarters By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun April 20, 2014 When Samuel Smith, major general of the Maryland militia, needed a headquarters to plot Baltimore‘s defense from … Continue reading

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Bicentennial of British raid remembered

http://www.theday.com/article/20140417/NWS01/304179918

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The War of 1812? Don’t remind me

 http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2014/04/19/the-war-don-remind/rrwS3yG3xCAMqih8HUTN9K/story.html  

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War of 1812 Bicentennial Event May 10 at Sully

Chantilly Patch On Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., Sully Historic Site hosts an event to celebrate the victory over Great Britain in America’s Second War for Independence. Posted by Mary Ann Barton (Editor) , April 17, … Continue reading

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NY, Ontario events mark War of 1812 bicentennial

Associated Press April 18, 2014 BUFFALO, N.Y. — Battle re-enactments, tours, exhibits and other events are set for this year’s commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. The U.S. and Britain fought some of the war’s bloodiest battles … Continue reading

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