From the Record —–
The War of 1812 Cannon Monument to John O’Neill was rededicated at Concord Point Lighthouse Sunday. The public ceremony was preceded by a reception for Save the Cannon donors and guests.
The ceremony was opened by cannon fire and the National Guard Challenge Academy Color Guard led by bagpipes and drum. The U.S. Army Material Command Band provided music.
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The upcoming Bicentennial of the War of 1812 was addressed by Bill Pencek from Maryland’s Department of Tourism and Suzanne Copping, project manager of the Star-Spangled National Historic Trail.