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War of 1812 re-enactment scheduled for today, Sunday

Tom Jackson • Sep 23, 2012 at 1:17 PM

A War of 1812 re-enactment planned in Marblehead will feature two days of events.

The re-enactment marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of the Peninsula. This clash between American militia and Indians was the first War of 1812 battle fought on Ohio soil.

Retired Common Pleas Judge Paul Moon said U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Toledo, has agreed to speak at a memorial service set for 2 p.m. Saturday. The service also will feature the North Coast Concert Band playing the national anthems of the U.S., Canada and Great Britain.

These events are scheduled to take place at The Keeper’s House, 9999 E. Bayshore Road:


7:30 a.m. — Reveille and morning parade.

9 a.m. — Skirmish on the Peninsula (history and comment) Keeper’s House.

10 a.m. — Skirmish re-enactment (take shuttle).

11:30 a.m. — Meet Etienne Brule (Keeper’s House.)

Noon — Skirmish on the Peninsula, history and comment, Keeper’s House rear.

1:15 p.m. — North Coast Concert Band, Battlefield Park.

2 p.m. — Memorial service, Battlefield Park.

3 p.m. — Skirmish reenactment, take shuttle.

4:30 p.m. — Keynote address, Wolf Thomas, Annex Building.

5:30 p.m. — Dinner for troops and others.


8:30 a.m. — Reveille and Breakfast, Annex Building.

10 a.m. — Church service, Keeper’s House Grounds.

11 a.m. — Talk with Tecumseh, Keeper’s House.

Noon — Skirmish on the Peninsula (history and comment), Keeper’s House.

1 p.m. — Skirmish on the Peninsula re-enactment (shuttle).

2:30 p.m. — Meet Etienne Brule, Keeper’s House.

3:30 p.m. — Native Gifts: Native American foods, pharmaceuticals and medical practices, Keeper’s House.

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