Sunday, July 8, 2012, 2:00 p.m. - Madison Town Green
At the Band Shell on the Green
• Entrance of US Coast Guard Period Color Guard
• Welcome by Fillmore McPherson, Madison First Selectman
• Captain Steve Pope, USCG: Frederick Lee: Madison’s Own Hero of the War of 1812
• Captain Eric Jones, USCG, Commanding Officer of the USCGC Eagle: History and Command of the USCGC Eagle
• Lyle Cubberly, PhD and MHS member: Madison Men Outwit British Naval Attack - “The Battle of Toad Island”
• Ceremonial Concert by US Coast Guard Band
At the Memorial Garden on the Green
• Unveiling of US Daughters of War of 1812 Bronze Plaque to Honor Capt. Frederick Lee
• US Coast Guard Silent Drill Team
At Lee’s Academy
• Rededication of Lee’s Academy
Starting at 2pm there will be a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the re-dedication of Lee’s Academy. Madison resident and Lee’s Academy namesake Captain Frederick Lee played a prominent role in the war effort. The Daughters of the War of 1812 will be unveiling a plaque being placed on the green, the US Coast Guard Color Guard, along with the Coast Guard Band and USCG Drill Team will all be performing. Following the Coast Guard events, the celebration continues with the re-dedication of Lee’s Academy, the Historical Society’s newly renovated headquarters.
Editor's note: This event is taking place Sunday. The date was incorrect earlier due to an editing error.