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A Resource for Planning Historical Commemorations - an expanding resource for the intellectual framing of anniversary commemorations through a compilation of resources from past commemorative events and contacts and ideas for forthcoming commemorations.
In 1811, Nicholas Roosevelt did what many thought impossible; he successfully guided a steamboat up and down the Ohio River and eventually to New Orleans, a major feat for the time. 2011 is the bicentennial of an event that changed the course of history in North America and the world.
War Memorials Commission
The Indiana War Memorials and the Salvation Army have opened an exhibit honoring the contributions of the Salvation Army's "Doughnut Girls" to American soldiers in World War I.
The United States has begun preparing for the First World War centennial while Great Britain and New Zealand have already observed the 90th anniversary of the armistice - see recent and future Great War commemorations.