• Colonial Boston Map, Faneuil Hall and the Charlestown Navy Yard skyline

    Boston

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Event Details

  • 11/29/2012

    Location: Old South Meeting House Time: 12:15 PM to 1:00 PM Fee Information: $6.00, free for Members of Old South Meeting House and the USS Constitution Museum Contact Name: Old South Meeting House Contact Phone Number: (617) 482-6439

Margherita Desy, Historian for the Naval History & Heritage Command Detachment Boston/USS Constitution, will discuss the heritage of the War of 1812, including the "universal peace" that has existed among the United States and Great Britain and Canada ever since.Learn about several of the tangible legacies of the war, including its impact on Native Americans, its recognition in memorials and shrines, and the preservation of Boston's own USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides".