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History (tv network)

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  • History's mystery

    History's mystery
    It was a bright, chilly morning when the Greyhound bus deposited me at the tiny depot and train station in Frederick. My daylong itinerary would require equal parts walking and sleuthing in this more than 250-year-old city. My mission: to traverse...
  • From City Hall, Schaefer battled national tides

    From City Hall, Schaefer battled national tides
    Stanley Zerden remembers a time in the 1970s when Oldtown held promise. Largely burned out by the 1968 riots, the area became a focus for then-Mayor William Donald Schaefer, who closed blocks of Gay Street to cars and created a revolutionary concept...
  • Lost 'Fortune'

    Lost 'Fortune'
    Walk the streets of downtown Baltimore, and you might feel the presence of its corporate ghosts. On Gay Street, perhaps you'll meet Alexander Brown, the Irish immigrant who started the nation's first investment firm here more than 200 years ago. Head...
  • iPhone and Android apps from The Baltimore Sun

    BALTIMORE BASEBALL APP Access award-winning Baltimore Orioles content from The Baltimore Sun and baltimoresun.com -- anytime, anywhere. Stay updated with the latest breaking news, 24/7. Get insight and analysis from Orioles Insider bloggers and Sun...
  • 'Living history' is making a comeback at some Maryland museums

    'Living history' is making a comeback at some Maryland museums
    In the shadow of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia, John Wilkes Booth will tell anyone who'll listen just why that tyrant had to be assassinated. Supporting himself on a wooden crutch, a decidedly agitated Booth, his voice rising to match the fierceness in his...
  • Rodgers Forge: Ending school year carries accolades to Towson-area local students

    Honors will be heaped on Rodgers Forge resident John Zylstra, who will receive the Outstanding Graduating Senior Award from the Mathematics and Statistics Department from theUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County. Later, on May 21, John will graduate...
  • Labor Day means talk of crab feasts … and snow blowers?

    Now that my kids are out of school, the surest sign for me that summer is ending is the fact that my neighbors and I have already had our planning meeting for the annual Labor Day crab feast. Yes, I've been complaining about the heat — and the...
  • Carroll's Community Media Center hosts annual Vollie Awards

    Nearly 100 people filled the Carroll Arts Center in May to take part in the Community Media Center's 2012 Vollie Awards. Since 1991, the event has recognized the efforts of Carroll County's community television producers as well as counterparts at the...
  • Framed by History

    Framed by History
    Doug Groft admitted as he walked down the halls of Scott Key High School that he probably couldn't find his way around now, with all of the additions over the years. He could, however, remember clearly the four years he served in the U.S. Navy during...
  • 'Star-Spangled Banner' arrangement donated to Fort McHenry

    'Star-Spangled Banner' arrangement donated to Fort McHenry
    A key document in the transition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from popular song to national anthem is coming home to Fort McHenry. A draft of the song's arrangement, drawn up in the early 20th century by a committee that included composer and bandleader...
  • The story of U.S.

    For the past many months, Cable TV's History Channel has been using a rather clever tag line that notes History is made every day. Historians, academics and anyone with a basic knowledge of what came before can have spirited discussions for hours on...
  • History Matters: Truck driver jumps to the aid of distressed woman in 1936

    100 Years Ago Trusted home "Mrs. Frances Fogarty of N. Calvert St. Baltimore, visited her grandmother Mrs. John Cole during the past week. Mrs. Charles G. Summers Sr. have closed their summer home, "Trusty Friend Farms" and are occupying their...