The War of 1812 Living History
A Living Legacy
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Oliver Keely (right) joins Richard Fischer at the Lighthouse Inn in Solomons. Thousands of dollars have been raised for archaeology and educational programs at the Friends of JPPMís annual benefit auction, which Mr. Fischer started.
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JPPM Executive Director Michael A. Smolek (right) and friends on JPPM President Patrick Furey (center) present outgoing Friends President Richard Fischer with an aerial photograph of JPPM. Fischer served as Friends President from 1997 to 2000.
Live firing demonstrations give visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the sights, sounds and smells of the battle.
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Reenactors portraying British troops prepare their weapons during a skirmish. Participants come from throughout the United States and Canada to participate in Jefferson Patterson Park & Museumís War of 1812 Reenactment.
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Troops in the American camp present the Star Spangled Banner as they sing the National Anthem.
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Visitors can walk through American and British camps and talk to reenactors. Participants are happy to explain this often misunderstood period in American history.
Location. 38° 23.896′ N, 76° 30.436′ W. Marker is in St. Leonard, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is on Jefferson Patterson Park Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Leonard MD 20685, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Naval Warfare (here, next to this marker); Weapons of War (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (within shouting distance
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 21, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 14, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.