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Havre de Grace is getting a bit of a late start on planning for marking the 200th anniversary of the city's sacking during the War of 1812. It's already 2012, which means the 200th anniversary of the murky start of the war is this year, and the...
In "The First American Political Conventions: Transforming Presidential Nominations, 1832-1872," Stan M. Haynes writes that the modern presidential nominating convention evolved during the campaign of 1832. Between the fall of 1831 and the spring of...
No one calls the War of 1812 America's finest hour. But it had its moments. Resentful over treatment by the British and determined to enhance national sovereignty, Henry Clay and a small group of "War Hawks" in the Twelfth Congress pushed an unprepared...
Tags: Treaties, Patterson Park, White House, Fort McHenry, Henry Clay
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Baltimore Sun reporterMathilde B. "Mimi" Lee, who as the wife of Lt. Gov. Blair Lee III eschewed the political pomp and circumstance of Annapolis for the fields and woods where she could freely hike, canoe and swim, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at Laurel Regional...
After his football team opened the 2011 season with a 40-17 win over Delaware last Saturday in Annapolis, Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo was beaming. Niumatalolo could not have been more proud of a quarterback, senior Kriss Proctor, who rushed for 176...
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Baltimore Sun reporterGo here: With its cobblestone streets, sweeping views of the Delaware River, grassy commons and rich architectural heritage, New Castle's historic district ranks among the finest heritage towns in the Mid-Atlantic. It's got history: William Penn first set...
Sun StaffDemocratic lawmakers said yesterday that the $100,000 settlement paid to a well-known elected official who claimed he was fired from a state job because of party affiliation is part of a broader strategy by the Ehrlich administration that they hope to...
HARBOR SPRINGS — Soon, a different kind of bicentennial war exhibit will open at the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society, thanks in part to an $8,000 grant from the Michigan Humanities Council that the society received May 10. The exhibit,...
Tags: University of Michigan, Arts, Culture, Museums, War of 1812
The Natchez Democrat, Miss.Saturday marks the paradoxical 75th anniversary of one of Natchez's oldest connections with civilization. The National Park Service will mark this weekend the day in 1938 when the NPS assumed control of the historic Old Natchez Road -- today known as...
Early after the first of this year, I wrote a column concerning interesting facts about our presidents, and I promised to write more. That column and this one — and possibly some future ones — are based on a book by Cormac O’Brien titled...
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