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Aberdeen Proving Ground, Harford's economic lifeblood

Aberdeen Proving Ground has been part of the lifeblood of Harford County for just about a century. The early years of Aberdeen Proving Ground began with the acquisition of land to establish the facility in 1917. The early map of the Army post hangs on the wall of the Aberdeen Room Museum. The map...

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  • From Washington to Obama, many presidents have visited Harford

    From Washington to Obama, many presidents have visited Harford

    No United States president was born in, lived in, died in or is buried in Harford County, but many of them, from George Washington to Barack Obama, crisscrossed our county during their lifetimes, either before, during or after their presidencies. According to research by Historical Society of Harford...

  • Harford County's most famous, the infamous John Wilkes Booth

    Harford County's most famous, the infamous John Wilkes Booth

    Last year was the 150th anniversary of one of the most significant events in history, with its roots deep in Harford County. On April 14, 1865 — just days after the conclusion of major hostilities in the Civil War — President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.,...

  • The O'Neill family has been serving Harford County for seven generations

    The O'Neill family has been serving Harford County for seven generations

    Aimee O'Neill and her siblings, who make up the sixth generation of the O'Neill family in Harford County, are committed to an ethos of hard work and serving the community, a legacy passed down by the O'Neills who came before them and one they are working to pass on to their children. "What's really...

  • Harford's APG Book Club celebrates 70 years

    Harford's APG Book Club celebrates 70 years

    Aberdeen Proving Ground has been a catalyst for many things in Harford County, since its opening in 1917 during World War I. Tens of thousands of people have been involved with APG over the years, most staying for a year or two. But many made Harford County their home, raising a family and eventually...

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A flawed, inconsistent police response to sexual assault in Maryland

Catherine Becket hadn't forgotten that evening three years ago in her Parkville apartment, though she tried. Then, as she watched with outrage while Stanford University student Brock Turner served three months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, she resolved to confront her own...

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