Here are links for related sites you might enjoy.
The General Society
Like most State organizations, we are part of a larger entity, and here is the link for their site. (NOTE: New site 2017)
And their Facebook page:
There is a group for the ladies. The National Society United States Daughters of 1812 has an HQ building in Washington DC, and sub-groups in chapters across the country. For more information please visit their site:
We share events with the Lancaster --- Robert Fulton Chapter and that E-mail might be your 1st stop for contact. firstname.lastname@example.org
Preserve the Pensions Project
The project mentioned in both the PA and General newsletters, was originally presented at our annual meeting in March 2013.
Please visit this website to join fellow members and add your donation to support this great project. This relates to digitizing the War of 1812 pension records, as provided in the spring 2013 newsletter.
Free Images to View
Through the Preserve the Pensions Project, record images are posted online for free as they become available, not held until the end of the project. Visit:
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The Pennsylvania Archives has a list of War of 1812 muster rolls and a card index:
Please use the contact page to suggest other links we might provide to our members and visitors.
Here is an article posted on the Naval Historical Foundation's site. It's a speech by RADM Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret), to the Society of the War of 1812 in the State of New Jersey and Jamestowne Society at the Nassau Club of Princeton, New Jersey on 29 October 2011.
There is a Historical Marker data base at www.hmdb.org
Not our war, but an important and uplifting message from Paul Harvey about the signers of the Declaration of Independence:
Red Skelton defines the Pledge of Allegiance. If you haven't seen this, or forgot it existed, you are in for a treat. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZBTyTWOZCM
The Story of Building and Rebuilding the White House
Thanks to Sarah, a student at an after school program in El Paso County, Colorado, who found this article with links to other White House information. Added here 7/31/15.
Included is a video presented on C-SPAN about George Washington's participation in building the White House. 49 minutes
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