Tag: War of 1812

Star Spangled 200: From Enemies To Allies Conference — June 12 – 15

Star Spangled 200: From Enemies To Allies Conference — June 12 – 15

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Star Spangled 200 will be hosting the From Enemies to Allies conference on June 12 – 15, in Annapolis, Maryland at the US Naval Academy and registration for the conference is now open. From Enemies to Allies (FETA) commemorates the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the resulting two-century special relationship between the United […]

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War Of 1812 Exhibit Opens At CBMM

War Of 1812 Exhibit Opens At CBMM

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new major exhibit entitled “Navigating Freedom: The War of 1812 on the Chesapeake” opened May 11 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD. This exhibit explores the impact of the War of 1812 on the people of the Chesapeake­­––black and white Americans, militiamen, Baltimore merchants, and British sailors—who found opportunity […]

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Battle Of 1812 Lectures Scheduled

Battle Of 1812 Lectures Scheduled

| May 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Scott Harmon, former director of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, will give a lecture titled “Fresh Water Fleets: The Critical Naval Battles of the War of 1812” at St. John’s College. The event, which is part of the Maryland History Lecture series, will be held on Tuesday, May 14 at 8 p.m. The Maryland History […]

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Watermark Introduces New Tour To Celebrate The War Of 1812

Watermark Introduces New Tour To Celebrate The War Of 1812

| May 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Tours® by Watermark® announces its newest tour, “War of 1812 in Annapolis.” Step back in time and explore Francis Scott Key’s roots with an 1812 period dressed guide on this two-hour walking tour through historic Annapolis, the campus of St. John’s College and the grounds of the United States Naval Academy – all key […]

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Fireworks Explode Over USNA To Celebrate 1812 Exhibit

Fireworks Explode Over USNA To Celebrate 1812 Exhibit

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

To celebrate the opening of the ne “Seas, Lakes & Bay: The Naval War of 1812” exhibit at the United States Naval Academy, a special reception was held last night in Mahan Hall and concluded with a stunning fireworks display over the Academy grounds.  The actual event wil be open to the public beginning April […]

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War Of 1812 Exhibit To Open At Naval Academy

War Of 1812 Exhibit To Open At Naval Academy

| March 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

The new “Seas, Lakes & Bay: The Naval War of 1812” exhibit will open April 1, in Mahan Hall at the Naval Academy. The exhibit features artifacts and artwork from the War of 1812 and is open to the public, free of charge, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. – […]

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Ballet Theatre Brings War Of 1812 Ballet To Baltimore

Ballet Theatre Brings War Of 1812 Ballet To Baltimore

| March 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

Ballet Theatre of Maryland (BTM), the state’s premier professional ballet company, will perform Frontier: The War of 1812 at the Baltimore Theatre Project for two performances on March 8 & 9 at 8pm. Frontier: The War of 1812 is a live dance multi-media performance that captures the fiery independence of colonial America as it forges […]

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Ballet Theatre Brings War Of 1812 Ballet To Bowie In Honor Of Bicentennial

Ballet Theatre Brings War Of 1812 Ballet To Bowie In Honor Of Bicentennial

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ballet Theatre of Maryland (BTM), the state’s premier professional ballet company, will perform Frontier: The War of 1812 at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts for a one-performanceengagement on Sunday, January 27 at 3:00pm.  At 2:30pm, BTM’s Artistic Director, Dianna Cuatto, will host a free pre-show lecture discussing the history of the War of 1812. Frontier: The War of 1812 is […]

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Anthem Premiere In Annapolis

Anthem Premiere In Annapolis

| October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

St. John’s College will host a public screening of the independent documentary film Anthem at the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on their Annapolis campus November 14 at 8pm. The filmmakers will take questions after the screening. The event is free, but donations are welcome at the door.  Proceeds will go to Make Your Mark Media, a non-profit organization dedicated […]

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Caritas Society Presents David Hildebrand’s Lecture, Music Of The War Of 1812

Caritas Society Presents David Hildebrand’s Lecture, Music Of The War Of 1812

| October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Honoring the 200th anniversary of the “Star Spangled Banner,” nationally known music historian Dr. David Hildebrand will discuss his latest project, “Music of the War of 1812,” at the Caritas Society meeting on Thursday, October 18, at 11:30 A.M. in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John’s College. Learn how a poem, penned by St. John’s […]

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Leopold Kicks Off 1812 Celebration

Leopold Kicks Off 1812 Celebration

| June 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

County Executive John R. Leopold has kicked off the bicentennial celebration of the War of 1812 by displaying commemorative graphic panels in the lobby of the Arundel Center. “Our region and our State played a critical role in the War of 1812 and the adoption of the Star Spangled Banner as our national anthem,” County Executive Leopold said. “We […]

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Maryland B&Bs Celebrate History In 2012

Maryland B&Bs Celebrate History In 2012

| February 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

For history buffs and travelers to Maryland, 2012 is the year: The bicentennial of the War of 1812, the Civil War Sesquicentennial and countless historic sites and battlefields are just a few of the reasons to visit the state now. Pair a trip to a Civil War battlefield or to this June’s Star-Spangled Sailabration with […]

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Movie Premiere Tonight! The War Of 1812

Movie Premiere Tonight! The War Of 1812

| September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

The War of 1812 – a new PBS documentary that airs nationwide, October 10 – will be shown at Landmark Theatres’ Harbor East Cinema in Baltimore, Monday September 26 at 7 p.m.  The screening of the film (a highlighted version) benefits Star-Spangled 200, Inc., the nonprofit fundraising affiliate of the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial […]

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