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North Carolina Humanities Council awards a grant for upcoming symposium!

The War of 1812 Committee has partnered with the North Carolina Literary and Historical Society, the Daughters of the War of 1812, the Rowan County Museum, and the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources to develop an informative symposium that … Continue reading

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Living history event this weekend: British Landing at Ocracoke!

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War of 1812 Pay Vouchers online!

War of 1812 Pay Vouchers are available online through the North Carolina State Archives!  For more information about accessing the online collection visit a recent blog post from the Archives here.

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North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources Staff Members Receive National Award

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources Staff Members Receive National Award for War of 1812 Commemoration Leadership On October 19, 2012, at a ceremony in Southport, North Carolina, the National Society of the United States Daughters of 1812 awarded its … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Exhibit opens at the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City.

The Museum of the Albemarle is pleased to present its newest exhibit, War of 1812: A Nation Forged by War.  On loan to us from the National Museum of the United States Navy, the display commemorates the 200-year anniversary of … Continue reading

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Fayetteville honors War of 1812 veterans at Cross Creek cemetery.

On September 22, 2012, state and local officials, non-profit groups, re-enactors, and the U.S. Army publically honored the service of War of 1812 veterans General Thomas Davis, Sergeant John Huske II, Lt. John Eccles, and Militiaman John Powers interred at … Continue reading

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More information: Lower Cape Fear in the War of 1812 Symposium & Living History

“Lower Cape Fear in the War of 1812 Symposium & Living History” Date: October 20, 2012 Time: 9:00 am-4:30 pm Event: “Lower Cape Fear in the War of 1812” Location(s):Fort Johnston Garrison Lawn & Community Center, Southport, NC Event Description: State and Local scholars … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: “Fayetteville and Cumberland County in the War of 1812″

Dates: May 1, 2012 – January 31, 2015 Times: Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum In commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, visitors are invited to experience … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Speaker’s Bureau

In response to questions about speakers on topics related to the War of 1812, we have compiled a list of potential speakers for your upcoming event.  The list of speakers and their contact information:    Jeff Bockert East Region Supervisor … Continue reading

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June 18, 2012 Governor’s Proclamation on North Carolina and the War of 1812

On June 18th, 2012, Governor Beverly Perdue issued a proclamation marking the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812.  North Carolina’s role in the war was varied — Guilford County native Dolley Paine Madison was First Lady … Continue reading

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