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The Story of Dr. Beanes and the Star Spangled Banner is 200 Years Old

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Yesterday I explained how Dr. William Beanes of Upper Marlboro, Maryland managed to get himself locked in irons on a British warship bound for Baltimore.  587 more words

Washington

Pro-War Sermons in 1812 New England

The War of 1812 often gets brushed past in a general study of American History, which is unfortunate, because it is not only a fascinating period but also a formative one in the United States’ development as a nation. 908 more words

War Of 1812

New England, St. John's College and the War of 1812

What do you know about the War of 1812?  If you live in Boston, you know about the U.S.S. Constitution capturing the HMS Guerriere  early in the war.  1,082 more words

Politics

Archeologists Dig Up 200-Year-Old History In Patterson Park

BALTIMORE (WJZ)—The citizens of Baltimore stood their ground against the British during the War of 1812. While Fort McHenry and Francis Scott Key get the most attention, another part of the city was just as important. 451 more words

News

Animation of the Day: Bullet .45 caliber

By Ashley Perry, Student Intern with the Virtual Curation Laboratory.

 Today’s animation is a .45 caliber bullet from the Bladensburg Battlefield site (51NE44) in Washington, D.C. 88 more words

Battle Of Bladensburg

Pulitzer Winner Prof. Alan Taylor (CPR Insight)

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Pulitzer Winner, UC Davis Historian Alan Taylor UC Davis distinguished professor of history Alan Taylor won his second… 79 more words

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