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The Battle of Cook’s Mills during the #Warof1812

Fort George from the #Warof1812 http://discover1812.blogspot.ca/2013/05/a-heroine-not-to-be-frightened.html

Old Fort Niagara

One of the towers in Old Fort Niagara guarding the mouth of the Niagara River into Lake Erie.

Explore Lafayette Park Near the White House in Washington, DC

Lafayette Park: 16th & Pennsylvania Ave., NW (across from the White House), Washington, DC. The seven-acre park provides a prominent arena for public protests, ranger programs and special events. Buildings surrounding the park include the White House, the Old Executive Office Building, the Department of the Treasury, Decatur House, Renwick Gallery, The White House Historical Association, Hay-Adams Hotel and The Department of Veterans Affairs.

The Chalmette Battlefield and National Cemetery is about 7 miles downriver from the New Orleans French Quarter. This historic site is a monument to two of the most significant wars in U.S. History, both having major implications regarding the survival of the nation.The Battle of New Orleans in 1814–1815, the last battle of the War of 1812, forever ended any attempt by England to regain control of the American Colonies, lost during the American Revolution, the War of Independence. It was here…

Monument for the Battle of Frenchtown. http://discover1812.blogspot.ca/2013/01/scarcely-left-us-power-to-breathe.html