Test your knowledge on the War of 1812 - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Test your knowledge on the War of 1812

Posted: Updated:
DETROIT (MyFox Detroit) -

FOX 2's Jason Carr visits the Detroit River, testing Metro-Detroiters on their knowledge on The War of 1812.

Want to learn more about The War of 1812?

You can visit this site here and also check out events happening this weekend in Detroit, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the war.


More than one million people are expected to visit the war ships on display to celebrate and learn more about American history and the role Detroit played in this significant battle. For more information on public tours and times, please visit www.1812Detroit.com.


Sept. 8
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Navy Festival, GM Renaissance Center
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. U.S. Navy or U.S. Coast Guard military band
Noon-3 p.m. Red Wings alumni softball game, Lake St. Clair Metropark
Noon-4 p.m. USS De Wert public tours
Noon-5 p.m. USCGC Katmai Bay public tours
2-2:30 p.m. U.S. Coast Guard search-and-rescue demo
3-4:30 p.m. GM military country music concert with Darryl Worley

Sept. 9
11 a.m. - 4p.m. Chef Ahoy cooking competition, Grosse Pointe War Memorial
10 a.m.-4 p.m. US Brig Niagara public tours
10 a.m.-tba Navy Festival, GM Renaissance Center
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. U.S. Navy or U.S. Marine Corps military band, GM Renaissance Center
Noon USS Hurricane returns to Detroit
Noon Detroit Lions game appearance
Noon-3 p.m. USCGC Katmai Bay public tours
Noon-7 p.m. USS De Wert public tours
5-7 p.m. 1812 Committee farewell event

Sept. 10

Noon Ville de Quebec frigate departure, Canada
1 p.m. USCGC Katmai Bay departure
1 p.m. USS Hurricane departure
1:30 p.m. USS De Wert departure
1:30 p.m. US Brig Niagara departure

  • Jason CarrJason CarrMore>>

  • Detroit's smallest deli is big in character

    Detroit's smallest deli is big in character

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:13:00 GMT
    At 212 E. Grand River stands a storefront that is no more than 10 feet wide, but what it lacks in size it makes up for with its sandwiches.
    At 212 E. Grand River stands a storefront that is no more than 10 feet wide, but what it lacks in size it makes up for with its sandwiches.
  • Tiger Stadium site redevelopment plans move ahead

    Tiger Stadium site redevelopment plans move ahead

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-07-16 00:23:08 GMT
    Right now the baseball diamond at the old Tiger Stadium is being used by little leaguers and even some vintage baseball teams. But that could change, even before this season is over.
    Right now the baseball diamond at the old Tiger Stadium is being used by little leaguers and even some vintage baseball teams. But that could change, even before this season is over.

  • Thomas Video and DVD store in Royal Oak soon to close

    Thomas Video and DVD store in Royal Oak soon to close

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-07-09 01:28:02 GMT
    This is the kind of place film director Quentin Tarantino might have worked had he grown up in metro Detroit.  He did visit the Thomas Video and DVD store in Royal Oak once.
    This is the kind of place film director Quentin Tarantino might have worked had he grown up in metro Detroit.  He did visit the Thomas Video and DVD store in Royal Oak once.
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Michigan girl mauled by racoon receives wave of support

    Michigan girl mauled by racoon receives wave of support

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:52:22 GMT
    She told us all she wanted was to wear earrings -- and now she's got a lot of options. We'll show you how Charlotte is healing after surgery to replace her ear... and how you've made a difference. Her story includes a tragic accident, but also a tremendous outpouring of support. The 12-year-old girl from western Michigan who was attacked by a raccoon, shows us how the generosity of others is helping her heal. "This is all the jewelry people sent me," she said. Dozens of pairs of earrings and ...
    She told us all she wanted was to wear earrings -- and now she's got a lot of options. We'll show you how Charlotte is healing after surgery to replace her ear... and how you've made a difference. Her story includes a tragic accident, but also a tremendous outpouring of support. The 12-year-old girl from western Michigan who was attacked by a raccoon, shows us how the generosity of others is helping her heal. "This is all the jewelry people sent me," she said. Dozens of pairs of earrings and ...
  • Funeral arrangements set for murdered Armada teen

    Funeral arrangements set for murdered Armada teen

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:36:17 GMT
    Funeral arrangements have been set for the 14-year-old murdered in Armada last week. Meanwhile, investigators are still looking for a suspect.
    Funeral arrangements have been set for the 14-year-old murdered in Armada last week. Meanwhile, investigators are still looking for a suspect.
  • Fire from lightning strike devastates Roseville church

    Fire from lightning strike devastates Roseville church

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:10:35 GMT
    A raging fire happens in Roseville and of all places to be struck by lightning - the steeple of the New Life Church of God in Christ.Pastor Darrell Moore and his family are devastated."I got here and I found out I really didn't have a church anymore, " he said. Moore was attending a Sunday evening service at another church, when a member of new life called him repeatedly. When he finally answered, it was bad news."The fire department was here, there was water everywhere," said Mary Moore, mot...
    A raging fire happens in Roseville and of all places to be struck by lightning - the steeple of the New Life Church of God in Christ.Pastor Darrell Moore and his family are devastated."I got here and I found out I really didn't have a church anymore, " he said. Moore was attending a Sunday evening service at another church, when a member of new life called him repeatedly. When he finally answered, it was bad news."The fire department was here, there was water everywhere," said Mary Moore, mot...
Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices