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Posted on Apr 28, 2011 in Stuff We Like

War of 1812 Bicentennial News

By Media release

As we press forward into the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, it is easy to forget that a number of other anniversaries are just over the hill. One is the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

Armchair General received this information and link regarding the Great Lakes Seaway Trail’s planned events:

Great Lakes Seaway Trail Sets Full Slate of War of 1812 Bicentennial Plans

Sackets Harbor, NY – From Sackets Harbor, NY, site of two big War of 1812 battles that are cause still today for gatherings of troops – of living history reenactors for festivals and educational events in the Lake Ontario shoreline village, Seaway Trail, Inc. has announced a full complement of War of 1812 Bicentennial plans to promote travel along the 518-mile National Scenic Byway that runs alongside New York’s and Pennsylvania’s freshwater coast.


For additional information, visit the Seaway Trail Website.