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  • Old house worth preserving [Editorial]

    Old house worth preserving [Editorial]
    On a visit to the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum, it is possible to see on display carved ducks valued at hundreds and even thousands of dollars each alongside artifacts – rusted carving tools, spent shotgun cartridges, old wooden boxes and the like – dating to the late 1800s and early 1900s that are of substantially lesser value on the open market.
  • William Voss Elder III, White House curator

    William Voss Elder III, White House curator
    William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the 1960s bring antique furnishing to the White House, died of heart failure Thursday at Northwest Hospital. The Upperco resident was 82....

    Tour hours expanding for historic Phoenix Shot Tower

    Tour hours expanding for historic Phoenix Shot Tower
    In one of the city's first historic preservation battles, Baltimore residents paid $17,000 in 1924 to save the soaring Phoenix Shot Tower from a wrecking ball and a future as a Union Oil Company gas station. Today, preservationists are again rallying...

    Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants

    Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants
    Nine Baltimore arts groups, including the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Artscape, have received a total of nearly $2.53 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grants, announced Wednesday, included...

    Harford County attractions funded by General Assembly, but not fully

    Harford County attractions funded by General Assembly, but not fully
    As the tourism community continues to grow in Harford County, several go-to historical and educational attractions in the county requested state funding during the 2014 legislative session in Annapolis. The requests, including those for the Harford de...