The Ohio Statehouse and the Ohio National Guard partnered to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the beginning of the War of 1812 on Monday, June 18 at 11:30 a.m. in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda.


The ceremony will included the reading of the declaration of war, raising of a 15 star U.S. flag on the Statehouse grounds and a 'ringing of the bells for 1812' at noon in conjunction with the United States Daughters of 1812 nationwide event. The ceremony can be seen on the Internet at

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