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National Parks

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  • Baltimore County launches new Trail Finder web app

    Baltimore County launches new Trail Finder web app
    Baltimore County officials unveiled a new Trail Finder Web site application Wednesday morning at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, as part of an effort to promote exercise and an active lifestyle among county residents.
  • Md. national park attendance down

    Md. national park attendance down
    Attendance at Maryland's national parks, including at Baltimore's Fort McHenry, dropped in 2013, thanks in part to a shutdown of the federal government that closed the parks, officials said. Maryland's two dozen national parks took in 6.6 million visits...

    Bus tour to retrace route of Civil War's Great Train Raid

    Bus tour to retrace route of Civil War's Great Train Raid
    The 150th anniversary of Confederate Major Harry Gilmor's "Great Train Raid" of the Civil War will be remembered with a bus tour retracing his route of destruction through northern Baltimore County in the summer of 1864. The tour, on Saturday, July 12,...

    Free park-ing: Exploring the gratis parts of Maryland's National Park system

    Free park-ing: Exploring the gratis parts of Maryland's National Park system
    Maryland residents often take the history and beauty gracing the state for granted, but there’s always a new way to view the area that takes into account just how special a place it is to explore. Take Baltimore, for instance. “It’s...

    Fort McHenry park ranger portrays Francis Scott Key at Charlestown Retirement Community

    Fort McHenry park ranger portrays Francis Scott Key at Charlestown Retirement Community
    “Oh, say can you see by the dawn’s early light,” reverberated throughout a room at Charlestown Retirement Community Friday, marking the 200th anniversary of the day “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written by Francis Scott Key....