Stonington celebrating 205th anniversary of War of 1812 battle

Stonington — Martha Geehan, curator of textiles for the Stonington Historical Society, was talking with people who stopped by the La Grua Center to see the 1814 Stonington battle flag unfurled and on display for the day Friday in the Borough.

The flag, unfurled for the first time in five years, and other relics from the War of 1812 were on display for the 205th anniversary of the Battle of Stonington celebration taking place in the Borough.

Saturday there is a walking tour of the key battle areas of the Borough at 10 a.m., wreath-laying and memorial service at Cannon Square at 11:30 a.m. and at noon a picnic on the Old Lighthouse Museum lawn.


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