In the wake of the British burning of Washington and the end of the War of 1812, a Maryland lawyer and businessman who returned four British soldiers to the enemy stood on trial for treason in 1815. Almost 200 years later, local judges, attorneys and members of the legal community gathered to recreate the scene in which defense attorney William Pinkney delivered the closing argument that resulted in the jury’s acquittal of John Hodges.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — More than 200 people are expected to be in Annapolis to discuss the War of 1812. The Capital of Annapolis reports scholars from England, Canada and the United States are coming to a conference on the war at ...Read More »
The Chesapeake Campaign — a series of events celebrating Maryland’s role in the victory of the War of 1812 — is set to kick off later this month, thanks in part to a state grant program that helps fund the events and similar supporting projects.Read More »
The British are coming, the British are coming! And they might be joined by the Norwegians, the Portuguese, the Serbs — or dozens of other potential visitors.
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Aboard the Marine Corps C-130–What’s it feel like to get to 1,500 feet in two seconds? Like a bowling ball pressing against your entire body, but your eyeballs still somehow managing to pop out of your face. Like all the ...Read More »
While the War of 1812 may be in the DNA of Marylanders, it’s not always in their minds. “Most people, the only thing they really know about the War of 1812, is that it started in 1812,” says Tina Orcutt, ...Read More »
Do you like taking photos? The Daily Record wants your photos for print and online. Send us your Maryland Moment. Check out a slideshow of our past Photos of the Day from The Daily Record’s staff photographers. We also have ...Read More »