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Test your knowledge on the War of 1812

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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

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