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The War of 1812

Welcome. This section of the web site is for exploring the story of this important event in American History.

We invite you to "the War of 1812 Interactive Timeline". Simply click the speaker icon on the timeline and advance the slide box every time you hear the beep, or enjoy the information free form. We also offer you "200 Years Ago Today", where every day we feature noteworthy events that happened on this day 200 years ago this day. Explore the "History of the War of 1812" or access the various resources we have assembled for you to access. There are many more informational features under "Learning and Having Fun"  including activities, games and even lesson plans for educators. For the history buff on the go, check out "Places" where you can find related museums, memorials and more.

Please enjoy the series of historical videos that provide some insight into the events of this second war of independence.

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