Top Historical Vacations in 2012

Here are some great history & culture vacation ideas and travel for year 2012.

Top Historical Vacations in 2012

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<span style="font-size: 14px;">There are few important historical dates coming up in 2012. One of then is the <strong>Titanic Centennial</strong>. <span class="st">April 15, 2012, marks the </span></span><span style="font-size:14px;">100 year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic</span><span style="font-size:14px;"><span class="st">. Lots of cities, people, and companies want to commemorate its loss. </span>Here are some Titanic commemoration events you can attend:</span></p>

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<span style="font-size: 14px;">- </span><span style="font-size:14px;"><a href="http://www.titanic100.ca/">Titanic 100</a> takes place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in April 2012. </span><span style="font-size: 14px;">Venture to <a href="http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mmanew/en/home/default.aspx">Nova Scotia&#39;s Maritime Museum of the Atlantic</a> to see an large permanent Titanic exhibit and take in special events planned for a the anniversary. </span><span style="font-size:14px;">After Belfast, where the Titanic was built, Halifax is the second-most-important Titanic city in the world because of its historic sites. Halifax boasts three Titanic cemeteries and 24 other Titanic sites.</span></p>

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<span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">-Also Louisiana&nbsp;will celebrate its bi-centennial, while New Mexico and Arizona will mark their&nbsp;centennial.</span></span></p>

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<span style="font-size: 14px;">-You can also take on <a href="http://titanicmemorialcruise.co.uk/index.php">The Titanic Memorial Cruises</a> that&nbsp; will follow the same route as Titanic<i>: </i>The Titanic Memorial Cruise on the Balmoral</span><span style="font-style: italic;"> <span style="font-size:14px;">or </span></span><span style="font-size:14px;">Azamara Journey</span>.<span style="font-size:14px;"><em>&nbsp;</em></span></p>

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<span style="font-size:14px;"><span class="st">For more information visit </span><a href="http://www.titanichistoricalsociety.org/">The Titanic Historical Society, Inc. (THS)</a>.</span></p>

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<span style="font-size:14px;"><span class="st">The <a href="http://www.visit1812.com/">War of 1812 Bicentennial</a> is a series of planned events to commemorate the War of 1812 in the United States and Canada during the war&#39;s bicentenary</span></span>. <span style="font-size:14px;">Check out some of the activities planned at heritage sites in Quebec. A significant portion of the war took place in Canada and is important in Canadian, US and British history.</span></p>

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<span style="font-size:14px;">As you plan your travel year, you might want to keep in mind 150th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo</span>. <span style="font-size:14px;"><a href="http://cincodemayo.org/2011/05/01/hello-world/">Cinco de Mayo</a> is annually observed on May 5, the anniversary of a victory in 1862 in the fight for independence from French forces. It is a festival of Mexican pride and heritage in the United States. One of the largest Cinco de Mayo celebrations are in cities such as Los Angeles, San Jose, San Francisco, San Antonio, Sacramento, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Denver and El Paso in the USA&#39;s south-western regions.</span></p>

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published: 2013-07-23

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