War of 1812 Monuments and Historical Markers in Pennsylvania

War of 1812 Monuments and Historical Markers in Pennsylvania

The Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has an ongoing project to assemble photos and descriptions of all of the monuments and historical markers relating to the War that are found across the state. We are always looking for additions to our listing and photos and descriptions can be sent  … Read more

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New Test Event

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2019 Fall Newsletter

2019 Fall Newsletter

We wrap up an active year for the Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and look forward to a VERY active coming year for the Society! The “headline” news is that our Society has been asked to host the upcoming Triennial Meeting of the General Society in Phil-adelphia, August 6-9,  … Read more

2022 General Society Meeting in Philadelphia!!  August 4, 5, 6, 7, 2022!

2022 General Society Meeting in Philadelphia!! August 4, 5, 6, 7, 2022!

After a pandemic delay, the Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will host the national Annual Meeting of the General Society of the War of 1812 in Philadelphia from Thursday, August 4th through Sunday, August 7th, 2022 in Philadelphia.  For more information please contact [email protected]

Meeting of the Board of Direction – December 2021

Meeting of the Board of Direction – December 2021

The next meeting of the Board of Direction of the Society of the War of 1812 will be held in early December.  Watch for an email announcement with date, time, and location.

Annual Church Service and Luncheon, Historic Christ Church – Sunday, October 24, 2021, 10 a.m.

Annual Church Service and Luncheon, Historic Christ Church – Sunday, October 24, 2021, 10 a.m.

After a pandemic delay, the Society’s traditional Annual Church service resumes on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Historic Christ Church, Philadelphia (2nd and Market Streets).  The Church Service begins at 10 a.m.; to be followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the graves of War of 1812 veterans in the Christ Church Burial Ground; followed by  … Read more

Pennsylvania Hosts the General Society of the War of 1812 Annual Meeting – August 4 – 7, 2022!!

Pennsylvania Hosts the General Society of the War of 1812 Annual Meeting – August 4 – 7, 2022!!

After a pandemic delay, the Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is very pleased to be hosting the national Annual Meeting of the General Society of the War of 1812 in Philadelphia from Thursday, August 4th through Sunday, August 7th, 2022 in Philadelphia.  For more information about the hotel, registration,  … Read more

Country Outing, Hunt and Tea with the Skycastle French Hounds

Country Outing, Hunt and Tea with the Skycastle French Hounds

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A Momentous Agreement

A Momentous Agreement

On November 1st, Deputy General Mabee and I traveled to Boston to meet with representatives of the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS). There we signed a long-term agreement to preserve, scan, digitize, make available online, and store the General Society’s Archives.