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  • 'Drunk History' makes leap from web to Comedy Central

    'Drunk History' makes leap from web to Comedy Central
    Derek Waters says having Dave Grohl accept an invitation to appear on his new TV show was a dream come true. He also describes the idea of working alongside modern rock royalty as "petrifying." The Foo Fighters' lead singer had been a fan of Waters'...
  • Walters Art Museum showcases 2013 Sondheim Artscape Prize finalists

    Walters Art Museum showcases 2013 Sondheim Artscape Prize finalists
    Each summer, you can count on an engaging exhibit of finalists vying for the $25,000 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The 2013 showcase of Maryland, Virginia and Washington artists is particularly impressive, offering a mix of photographic...
  • Tariff and secession caused Civil War, not slavery

    Tariff and secession caused Civil War, not slavery
    Reporter Arthur Hirsch's article on the recent article on the re-enactment at the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg included a familiar Civil War anecdote about a Confederate soldier who had been captured at Fort Donelson ("A defining day...
  • Confederate veteran honored in Havre de Grace

    Confederate veteran honored in Havre de Grace
    About 35 to 40 people took part in a ceremony Saturday to honor a Confederate veteran at a Havre de Grace cemetery. The members of United Daughters of the Confederacy Harford County Chapter 114 and the Lt. Col. Robert H. Archer Camp 2013 of the Sons...
  • No August vacation for events of historical significance [Eagle Archives]

    Historically, the month of August in Maryland is known for its hot and humid lazy southern days, and a slower schedule. It's the time often referred to as the "dog days" of summer. Although many say it is a quiet time of the year usually reserved for...
  • After 150 years, the union is preserved, but what of liberty?

    After 150 years, the union is preserved, but what of liberty?
    Even with all of the monuments, markers and preserved artillery pieces, the pastoral calm of south central Pennsylvania still dominates the battlefield where some 160,000 Americans clashed in the continent's most epic and consequential military...
  • Havre de Grace council recalls Gettysburg battle, speech

    The Havre de Grace City Council had no official business on its last meeting before Independence Day, but council members did use the approaching holiday to remind residents about the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the famous speech...
  • Back Story: Baltimore was jittery as the Battle of Gettysburg commenced

    Back Story: Baltimore was jittery as the Battle of Gettysburg commenced
    Residents of Baltimore were naturally jittery as news swept through the city 150 years ago that Confederate and Union forces were about to meet in an epic battle unfolding in Gettysburg, a small Pennsylvania farming village. And when it was over, it...
  • Towson costumer passes on her passion for history to her students

    Towson costumer passes on her passion for history to her students
    Nora Worthington, the resident costumer for the Baltimore School for the Arts, has long loved the idea of dressing up and living the past. As a sixth-grader, she starred in Hampton Elementary School's Bicentennial production, and she visited her two...
  • Back Story: Presidents say the darnedest things

    Back Story: Presidents say the darnedest things
    Paul Dickson, a Garrett Park resident, loves the origins of words and is a compiler of word books and dictionaries. So imagine my delight and pleasure when my friend, Mary Garson, who is also fascinated with etymology, gave me a copy of Dickson's...
  • The red herring of human gene patents

    The red herring of human gene patents
    The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding. — Louis D. Brandeis Just a few words and little thought separate yet another stronghold of the American economy from ruin....
  • 10 Days: A guide to upcoming events in Carroll County, April 7-16

    Sunday 4/7 Easter eggs An Easter egg hunt will be held April 7, at 10 a.m., at Winters Mill High School, 560 Gorsuch Road, Westminster. Face painting, crafts, magic tricks and more. Tickets are $10, with proceeds benefiting Carroll Hospice. 410-871-...