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  • First Fridays, Civil War Day, 5K run on tap in Harford this weekend

    Havre de Grace won't be the only happening spot in Harford County this weekend. Events are planned throughout the county, beginning with First Fridays in Bel Air and Havre de Grace, an American Civil War Day at Southampton Middle School, a 5K benefit run at Harford Community College and a handful of high school plays.
  • Howard students present year-long research at Student Learning Conference

    Howard students present year-long research at Student Learning Conference
    Over the past three years, Wilde Lake High School senior Daniel Ingham says he has learned something each year at the annual Student Learning Conference that has changed his life. After making his presentation to peers Friday on the history of Howard...

    Eldersburg Library program brings Civil War to life

    Eldersburg Library program brings Civil War to life
    The Eldersburg branch of the Carroll Public Library system celebrated the opening of its temporary Civil War 150 exhibition with a special guest appearance last week. A performance by Kent Courtney, a Pennsylvania entertainer/historian specializing in...

    Battle of the Alamo coincided with Carroll's independence efforts [Eagle Archives]

    Battle of the Alamo coincided with Carroll's independence efforts [Eagle Archives]
    In October 1833 a referendum was held, in what we now know as the area encompassing Baltimore, Carroll and Frederick counties, on whether a new county was to be created. The vote failed, 593 to 554, although it was later speculated that it failed...

    Chautauqua history tour starts in Catonsville this weekend

    Chautauqua history tour starts in Catonsville this weekend
    Chautauqua is the name, and living history is the game. This weekend, the Maryland Humanities Council begin its 19th annual Chautauqua tour throughout the state, starting with free performances on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of...