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  • Generals at the brink of disaster

    Some people read military history for the technical details--why General X failed to match Hanibal's pincer movement at Cannae. Others, like me, dip into it to see how individuals and societies respond to circumstances of immense stress. Victor Davis...
  • Mr. Lincoln and the press

    Yesterday my worthy colleague Phillip Blanchard posted this opening from a New York Times article on Daniel Day-Lewis and his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in the new Steven Spielberg film about Lincoln's last days: “NOW he belongs to the ages,&...
  • Wave your flag and smile at HdG farmers market [Havre de Grace]

    Wave it proudly, dear readers, today (Friday) is Flag Day. "Flag Birthday" was originally observed June 14, 1885, by school teacher B. J. Cigrand and the pupils in the Fredonia, Wisc., Public School District 6. The year 1885 was the 108th anniversary of...
  • Back Story: Restoring historic stretch of railroad

    Back Story: Restoring historic stretch of railroad
    For quite some time now, enthusiastic volunteers have been whacking brush, clearing debris and replacing ties and rails on the old Pennsylvania Railroad's Northern Central Division, one of the nation's most historic stretches of railroad, which courses 10...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Book Boosters. First Wednesdays, 7 p.m. •Chemistry in the Library – Nanotechnology...
  • 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...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Dec. 30, 2012

    now playing "Django Unchained" (R). A slave-turned-bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. With Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio. TownMall Cinemas (12:15, 3:45, 7:20, 10:50 p.m.) "The...
  • 2013 Welcome to Harford County

    2013 Welcome to Harford County
    Harford County, situated 25 miles north of Baltimore and nestled against the northwestern shores of the Chesapeake Bay, boasts a blend of history and modern living. Spanning 440 square miles of the Baltimore/Washington Metro area, it has a population of...
  • Back Story: 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam

    Back Story: 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam
    On a sunny, humid day 150 Septembers ago, the fate of a nation seemingly converged at a diminutive rural Western Maryland village called Sharpsburg. There, 87,000 federal troops under the command of Union Gen. George Brinton McClellan met the...
  • Logan Cavey and Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett

    Logan Cavey and Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett
    New Covenant Christian School kindergartner Logan Cavey, 6, recites a portion of the Gettysburg Address to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett on Memorial Day at the monument on the Gettysburg Battlefield, commemorating the delivery in November 1863 of...
  • History Matters: Remembering Charles Carroll 75 years ago

    100 Years Ago Family sassafras In the news briefs: "Meat prices have taken another jump, making higher than ever known before. In a short time Sassafras tea will have to take the place of meat in the country, so don't let a Trust get a grip on the...
  • 150 years later, preservationists see victory at Antietam

    150 years later, preservationists see victory at Antietam
    — The fighting that killed or wounded 21,000 Americans in the rolling hills of Western Maryland was over in about 12 grisly hours. But a century and a half after the bloodiest day in American military history, the struggle to preserve the ground...