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Published on Sep 4, 2011
To commemorate Defenders Day at North Point, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz joined the troops for the Battle of North Point reenactment. Immediately following the event's welcoming ceremony, "General" Kamenetz, dressed in military uniform, headed for the battlefield to salute his troops as they prepare for battle against the British militia.
Defenders Day at North Point is a major community historical event that attracts over 6,000 people. The Battle of North Point took place on September 12, 1814 and is considered by many historians to be one of the most pivotal battles in the defense against the British and the United States ' ultimate victory in the War of 1812.
The Dundalk Patapsco Neck Historical Society and Museum hosts the patriotic celebration which will include the battle reenactment depicting how Baltimore County citizens and militia fought a British invasion fleet numbering in the thousands of troops, live history demonstrations, interpretive displays, children's activities and more.