200th Anniversary of the War of 1812!

On 18 June 1812, the United States declared war against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland! This war lasted for nearly THREE years and was fought primarily on the Atlantic Ocean and on the land, coasts and waterways of North America. We have several ancestors that fought in the War of 1812…

The History Channel History.com webpage is a good place to learn more about the war.


About Teresa Hamilton/Pepper Rust

Married to Brad Rust for 41 years. Mother of two lads and two lasses and the gran of Aidan and Jacob Wesley. My current hobbies are family history research and blogging. I love reading, especially history, and British 18th and 19th Century literature. I really like traveling and look forward to new travel adventures!
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