Other Sites of the War of 1812
This is a list of War of 1812 historic sites and bicentennial websites. This list will continue to grow throughout the commemoration of the war.
Did You Know?
The phrase emblazoned on Perry’s flag, “Dont give up the ship” were not Perry’s words, but the dying utterance of U.S. Captain James Lawrence. Lawrence, a good friend of Perry, was killed commanding the U.S.S. Chesapeake in an action with the British ship H.M.S. Shannon on June 1, 1813.