New York State Museum Announces Website to Commemorate 1812 War

The New York State Museum has announced a new statewide website and facebook page dedicated to commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

New York State Museum 1812 War Website

The website will include a web-based exhibition and be a statewide clearinghouse for information about New York’s pivotal role in the War of 1812, as well as for all War of 1812 events across New York State and into Canada. The goal is to provide a site for conversation and coordination among all of those interested in commemorating the memory of the war.

To complement this website, there is a special facebook page at dedicated to posting upcoming events found on the War of 1812 website, as well as links for collections, artifacts and resources related to the War.

Further information can be obtained by calling (518) 474-5877 or visiting the Museum website at

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