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Artrain recognized for collaboration in War of 1812 commemoration

mlive.com By Kelly McLaughlin on June 28, 2014   Artrain, the Ann Arbor nonprofit that brings portable art exhibits to communities with limited access to cultural institutions, was recognized Tuesday by the National Park Service as a recipient of the … Continue reading

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History Commemorated With Battle of Plattsburgh Bicentennial, Decisive Battle in War of 1812

The Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau announces Battle of Plattsburgh Bicentennial Commemoration Events and Attractions. Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration Plattsburgh, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Adirondack Coast along Lake Champlain hosts an annual series of reenactments, historic tours, family-friendly Adirondack … Continue reading

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Relive the love: An 1812 Charles County wedding

  Press Release, Charles County Government Charles County, MD – 6/23/2014     The Charles County Commissioners invite the public to journey back in time to witness the 1812 wedding of Dicandia Ireland Smith and Clement Dorsey on Saturday, Aug. … Continue reading

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O’Malley to tout Baltimore’s role in War of 1812 during return visit to New Hampshire

washingtonpost.com Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ By John Wagner June 13 Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is headed up to New Hampshire Friday afternoon for an appearance at a Democratic dinner where he plans to talk about one … Continue reading

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Save the date for Star-Spangled Spectacular events

http://mdbiznews.choosemaryland.org/2014/06/10/save-the-date-for-star-spangled-spectacular-events/ Emily Kimball Pope —  June 10, 2014   As you plan your summer bucket list, be sure to reserve some time in September for celebrating our nation’s history. The Star-Spangled Spectacular—including dozens of events commemorating the 200th anniversary of the national anthem and … Continue reading

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Event marks 200 years since War of 1812

WGRZ June 8, 2014 CHEEKTOWAGA, NY – Two hundred years ago, the War of 1812 was still going strong. In fact, U.S. forces were preparing to invade Canada and capture Fort Erie. In Western New York today, bicentennial commemorations continued … Continue reading

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So. Maryland ready to party like its 1812

  Friday, June 06, 2014 So. Maryland ready to party like its 1812 St. Mary’s County kicks off bicentennial celebration of U.S.’s second war by Michael Reid Staff writer Submitted photo Servant Peregrine Young (Jay Hunter), left, and cook Elcie … Continue reading

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