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Discovering American War of 1812 Veterans

Where: 99-101 Newbury St

When: March 21, 2012 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Description:

 This year marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Over the past decade, the USS Constitution Museum has researched the lives of over 1,000 members of the Constitution’s War of 1812 crew. Join us as USS Constitution Museum Research Historian Matthew Brenckle presents newly discovered personal stories of the men who made “Old Ironsides” famous. Then, learn how to research War of 1812 veterans using a variety of sources with David Allen Lambert, NEHGS’s Online Genealogist and an expert in tracing military ancestors. On May 31 at 5:30 p.m., join us for a special behind-the-scenes tour of “Old Ironsides” and the USS Constitution Museum archives. Cosponsored with the USS Constitution Museum.

Free

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99 - 101 Newbury Street
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