The logo on some publications is about to change.
It's one small step of what will be a series of visible changes and behind-the-scenes efforts by the committee appointed to coordinate the city's bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812.
A new logo (see image with this article post) will be used on various documents and publications the committee and the city will use leading up to the bicentennial events, planned for the first weekend in May 2013.
“This logo was produced with a tag line to outline our role in the War of 1812. These terms, Resolve, Resilience, Remembrance, outline chapters of our story," City Councilman Bill Martin said in a statement.
Bill Watson of designed the logo, which is also being used on .
Havre de Grace Manager of Marketing and Tourism said: "We are excited to be able to display the logo design on letterhead, business cards, banners and flags to brand and build partnerships to tell our story and commemorate the War of 1812."
According to the statement, the committee includes two City Council members and one member of the following groups: Havre de Grace Tourism Advisory Board, Economic Development Advisory Board, Historic Preservation Committee, Arts Commission, , , , , 4th of July Committee, Havre de Grace Main Street, , , , Harford County Office of Tourism, Havre de Grace Chamber of Commerce, , and the .
The committee will plan events for the celebration.
Havre de Grace was attacked on May 3, 1813 at , where it was defended by John O'Neill, who used before he was captured. Much of the town was burned by the British.