The War of 1812

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September 09, 2012


Fairfield Museum and History Center


All Ages


Description: Learn more about Connecticut and Fairfield?s role in the War of 1812 with Betty Oderwald, president of the U.S. Daughters of 1812. The War of 1812 established the United States as a country willing to fight to maintain its liberty and a country of increasing commercial power in the world. Find out about Fairfield?s important role, the sea captains who fought to protect the coastline and the maritime history of Southport and Black Rock harbors.

Address: 370 Beach Road
Fairfield , CT 06824
Phone: 203-259-1598