War of 1812

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War Of 1812 Conference To Be Held At Naval Academy

More than 200 people are expected to be in Annapolis to discuss the War of 1812.

06/09/2013

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Maritime Museum Exhibit Tells War Of 1812 Story

Runaway slaves, captured women and children, British officers bestowing suspicious gifts and turncoat plantation owners trading with the enemy under a white flag — it all happened in Maryland on the Chesapeake during the War of 1812, according to a new exhibit at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.

05/11/2013

Smithsonian Museums

Smithsonian Navigates History From Galileo To GPS

In the age of hand-held GPS devices, navigating by the stars may seem quaint and irrelevant. So it may come as a surprise that it took hundreds of years to develop the tools needed to find our way across oceans, through the air and into deep space.

04/10/2013

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Battle Of Bladensburg Sculpture Close To Complete

A memorial commemorating the Battle of Bladensburg is nearly complete, and supporters hope it will soon be installed in Prince George’s County.

01/07/2013

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Navy’s Blue Angels To Return To Baltimore

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will return to Baltimore for the end of the Star-Spangled Spectacular commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

12/11/2012

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Veteran Of War Of 1812 Honored With Headstone

Descendants are paying tribute to a War of 1812 veteran who, as a teenager, played a key role in the Battle of Baltimore.

11/05/2012

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Portrait Gallery To Hold Symposium On War of 1812

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.

10/26/2012

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Crew Of Ship Involved In War Of 1812 Teaches History To Park Rangers At Fort McHenry

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.

10/03/2012

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Pride Of Baltimore II Visiting D.C. For 1812 Fete

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.

09/18/2012

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Baltimore Tour Group Highlights The Role Of African-Americans In 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.

06/21/2012

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Maryland Commemorates Official Start Of 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.

06/18/2012

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Thousands Celebrate Maryland, Country’s History At Sailabration

Sailabration is still in full swing at the Inner Harbor as thousands of people showed up to check out the big ships.

06/16/2012

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