War of 1812
Sitting with a drink in hand at sunset on the deck of the Kitty Knight House, the bend in the river is a tranquil spot today. There’s no hint that 200 years ago the War of 1812 ravaged the area.
Celebration of the War of 1812 bicentennial continues next month with a rousing celebration of the woman who stopped a British admiral in his tracks.
Less than 30 years after the end of the Revolutionary War, America and England were fighting again, this time in the War of 1812.
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, at 13th and Locust in Center City, hosts a special display on a special day Monday.
In case you missed it, this year marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812, during which our National Anthem was written.
These regional events are being held to commemorate a 200-year-old war during nationwide bicentennial celebrations. Here’s where you’ll find them in Pennsylvania and neighboring states.
To many Americans it’s the forgotten war. Nearly thirty years after the end of the Revolutionary War, America was battling the British again. And, Seaport Museum curator Craig Bruns says Philadelphia was right in the thick of it.
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