Monthly Archives: May 2014

Bicentennial ‘Great Cable Carry’ Will Honor War of 1812 Militia Effort

Newzjunky.com May 30, 2014 by Timothy W. Scee II Special to Newzjunky.com SACKETS HARBOR, N.Y. — It is often said that history repeats itself and, nearly 200 years after American militias from the north country carried a five-ton rope to assist efforts … Continue reading

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Re-enactment will mark bicentennial of 1814 cable carry

Watertown Daily Times By AMANDA THOMSON-TANGALIN JOHNSON NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED: FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2014 FILE PHOTO The above photo depicts the 2006 cable carry re-enactment in Ellisburg. The event was held as practice for this year’s bicentennial, to be carried out … Continue reading

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Somerset’s War of 1812 veterans get overdue honor

DelmarvaNow.com   Jeremy Cox, DelmarvaNow.com May 25, 2014 (Photo: Patricia Hildenbrand photo) _________________________________________________   They are the forgotten combatants of a forgotten war. But local historians are trying to change that in Somerset County. A group of about 15 people … Continue reading

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‘Star Spangled Nation’ on display at Connecticut River Museum

By Jerome Wilson Posted: 05/24/14,   “Gun Deck Aft” by Rovert C. Sticker, oil on panel. “U.S. Frigate Constitution vs. H.M. 6th Rates Cyane and Levant” by Patrick O’Brien, oil on canvas depicts the Feb. 20, 1815, battle which took … Continue reading

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Focus turns to preserving history unearthed in Patterson Park dig

  The Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/maryland-health/bs-hs-patterson-park-dig-folo-20140524,0,3897626.story Artifacts include musket ball from War of 1812, Piscataway arrowhead An archeological dig in Patterson Park hopes to unearth artifacts from the Defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812. By Scott Dance, The Baltimore … Continue reading

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Calvert County, Md., Observes War of 1812 Bicentennial with Star-Spangled Celebration

 Nassau News Live PRINCE FREDERICK, Md., May 23, 2014 /Nassau News Live/ — The War of 1812, which lasted from June 18, 1812, to Feb. 16, 1815, had a major impact on Calvert County, Md. This summer marks the 200th … Continue reading

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Connecticut And Its Role In War Of 1812 Role Next Glastonbury Historical Society Talk

Hartford Courant May 15, 2014 GLASTONBURY — Connecticut and its role during the War of 1812 will be the focus of the next Historical Society of Glastonbury talk. One of four free presentations during the year, the society will host … Continue reading

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