List of War of 1812 Bicentennial

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The War of 1812 Bicentennial were a series of events to commemorate the War of 1812 in Canada and the United States during the war's bicentenary, 2012-2015. Included here is a list of planned commemorations and organizations.


The Canadian Government marked the bicentennial as a national event.

Provincial commemorations[edit]


New Brunswick[edit]

United States[edit]

The U.S. government has had no formal organization or committee to coordinate commemorations of the War of 1812; the War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission Act failed to pass Congress in 2006.[1]

U.S. military commemorations[edit]








New York[edit]

In 2011, New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill to establish a formal War Of 1812 Bicentennial Commission.[2] Previous versions of the bill were vetoed repeatedly by Gov. David Paterson in 2009[3] and 2010.[4]

North Carolina[edit]



Washington, D.C.[edit]


  1. ^ S. 959:Star-Spangled Banner and War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission Act, GovTrack,
  2. ^ Barclay: Cuomo Should Have Signed War of 1812 Anniversary Commission Legislation,,
  3. ^ Paterson Vetoes Creating War Of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, Albany Project, "the albany project:: Paterson Vetoes Creating War Of 1812 Bicentennial Commission". Archived from the original on October 4, 2011. Retrieved November 7, 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ Governor says War of 1812 commission should have been funded in the budget , Syracuse Post-Standard,

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