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Change Agent She helps save a memory in stone of a 200-year-old forgotten US war

Betty Oderwald has led an effort to restore the Powder House, one of Connecticut's few buildings connected to the War of 1812, now celebrating its bicentennial.

By Cathryn J. PrinceContributor / March 26, 2012

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The Powder House in Fairfield, Conn., is one of the state’s few surviving witnesses to the War of 1812.