Daily Archives: April 25, 2014

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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