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  • Workshop at Robert E. Lee Park on gunpowder factory with link to 1814

    Workshop at Robert E. Lee Park on gunpowder factory with link to 1814
    Those bombs wouldn't have been bursting in air over Fort McHenry without the black powder produced at the north Baltimore-area Bellona Gunpowder Mills used to fire muskets and cannons.
  • 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...

    Eagle Scout cleans up city cemetery in disrepair

    Eagle Scout cleans up city cemetery in disrepair
    Not quite four years ago, I began some trips to St. Vincent Cemetery, an old and abandoned burying ground largely surrounded by the Clifton Park Golf Course in Northeast Baltimore. In that summer of 2010, a small group of descendants of those buried there...

    Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery

    Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery
    The Civil War casts a long shadow. In the first year of that wrenching conflict, Maryland's lawmakers voted unanimously for a constitutional amendment to bar the federal government from abolishing slavery. Now, more than 150 years later, some...

    Columbia woman's study of fabric weaves a history of the Civil War

    Columbia woman's study of fabric weaves a history of the Civil War
    The Civil War experience has been preserved over the past 150 years through a variety of media: books, newspaper accounts, films, drawings, paintings, diaries ... and fabrics. Columbia resident Mavis Slawson has made the latter her specialty as a...