The Memorial Column and Observation Deck are currently closed due to restoration. The Memorial reopen for the weekends of Oct. 18 – 19, Oct. 25 – 26 and Nov. 1 – 2, contingent on the restoration process. The Visitor Center is open until Nov. 2. More »
Here is a list designed for teachers but they are resources for anyone wanting to learn more about the War of 1812 or the Battle of Lake Erie.
All Hands on Deck - USS Constitution Museum Educator Page
Educators' Page of the Michigan Commission on the Commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812
For Teachers - Fort McHenry NM and Historic Shrine
For Teachers - Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
For Teachers - River Raisin National Battlefield Park
For Teachers - War of 1812 Bicentennial National Center for Cultural Resources.
Teacher Resources - USS Constitution Museum
For Teachers - The National Park Service Teachers Page
Did You Know?
The United States went to war against Great Britain in an unprepared state. When war was declared on June 18, 1812 the Royal Navy possessed three warships for every U.S. naval gun. The British Navy outnumbered the U.S. Navy 17 to 1.