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When she thinks of Fort Carroll, the abandoned 19th-century military installation in the Patapsco River, Beverly Eisenberg thinks of her grandfather — and of duckpin bowling balls. She visited the six-sided artificial island as a little girl, just...
In our great-grandparents' generation, the anniversary of the sinking of the USS Maine, under mysterious circumstances, in the harbor of Havana, Cuba, on Feb. 15, 1898, was a significant and life-changing event. According to research by historian Jay...
Presidential election politics are over for 2012 (well, sort of), but we can still recall local history related to our nation's chief executives. For instance, the Nov. 15, 1964, edition of the Baltimore Sun's Sunday Magazine carried a story by Philip...
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...
"Today is a somber day of reflection," reminded Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty on Monday morning, standing before a crowd assembled at Millard Tydings Memorial Park for the city's annual Memorial Day observance. Dougherty and city other officials...
If you want a glimpse into the near future of contemporary American dining, head down to Power Plant Live, where a promising new restaurant named Kettle Hill has put down stakes. It's a farm-to-table restaurant for the century's second decade. If the...
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email@example.comWith Memorial Day approaching, Anna and James M. Harnish of Fairview this week decorated their son’s grave at St. Paul’s Church Cemetery near Clear Spring. The couple placed flowers, a cross and a pinwheel in memory of their son, James L....
firstname.lastname@example.orgSharpsburg Elementary School fifth-grader Kahlin Stydinger said placing American flags on the graves at Antietam National Cemetery was a way to reward the Civil War soldiers buried there because of what they fought for. “That’s the only...
The city's Memorial Day parade and ceremonies are scheduled for May 30. The parade is set to begin at 6 p.m. at Broad and Burritt streets and will follow Broad Street and then Main Street to reach the reviewing stand at Central Park before ending at...
Winston-Salem Journal, N.C.City Manager Lee Garrity announced Friday that Wake Forest University has agreed to keep Joel Coliseum open to public events past 2034 if WFU buys the building from the city -- apparently addressing a major concern of the Winston-Salem Foundation, which...
It's a little-known fact that Mountain View Cemetery in Altadena may have one of the largest collections of remains of Civil War veterans outside of the areas where the battles were fought. According to Nick Smith, a historian who works at the...
New BritainMayor Timothy E. O'Brien and the Veterans Commission announced today that the New Britain Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the 2013 Memorial Day Services. The Memorial Day Services are commemorative ceremonies that recognize and honor the...
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