War of 1812
Descendants are paying tribute to a War of 1812 veteran who, as a teenager, played a key role in the Battle of Baltimore.
Virginia Sen. Jim Webb is joining with historians and scholars for a symposium on the War of 1812 at the National Portrait Gallery next week in Washington.
When the United States waged war against England 200 years ago, Baltimore was at its center. Not only was the battle at Fort McHenry important, so too was what was being built in the Inner Harbor.
The Pride of Baltimore II is heading to Washington. The topsail schooner will be on display as part of the bicentennial celebrations of the War of 1812.
History lost now remembered. A local group is making an effort to tell the story of African-Americans who contributed to the War of 1812.
Another high point for the Star-Spangled Sailabration. Thousands have flocked downtown for the spectacular displays on water and in the skies over Charm City and now there’s a special ceremony as the festivities come to a close.
Sailabration is still in full swing at the Inner Harbor as thousands of people showed up to check out the big ships.
It wasn’t just a celebration of the bicentennial on Thursday. It was also Flag Day, and that holds a special meaning for many.
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is opening a major exhibit on the War of 1812 with objects from Canada, Great Britain and the United States.
Tall ships and naval vessels from around the world are making their way up the Chesapeake Bay to Baltimore.
The Maryland Transportation Authority is warning motorists to anticipate delays in Baltimore this week as an international maritime festival gets underway.
Right now, ships from all over the world are on the way to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. It’s all part of the Star-Spangled Sailabration, a major event marking the bicentennial of the War of 1812. The excitement is building.