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War of 1812

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  • Baltimore dining calendar for the week ahead

    Baltimore dining calendar for the week ahead
    Baltimore Restaurant Week is less than three weeks away. That won't  come soon enough for Baltimore restaurants, who took a beating from a slow and sultry holiday week. See: Baltimore Summer Restaurant Week 2013 [Pictures] Silo.5% Wine Bar in Locust...
  • War of 1812 comes alive in learning center

    War of 1812 comes alive in learning center
    Charlesmont Elementary in Dundalk chose Sept. 14, the anniversary of the bombardment of Fort McHenry, to launch its War of 1812 interactive learning center. The students held a flag ceremony and demonstrated how they are mastering 19th-century history...
  • 'Voices' of Carroll County students join to commemorate War of 1812

    Francis Scott Key High School's auditorium was filled with red, white and blue on Wednesday night, Sept. 13, as the school hosted "Voices of Freedom," a program designed to honor the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 through dance, song, music and...
  • 2012 Graw Days hosts authors for Speaker Series and Mini-Museum for history buffs

    The 1904 vintage National Bank building will be transformed Oct. 13 into the Graw Days' History @ the Bank. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Bank will have an array of horse racing artifacts, prints, racing silks and artwork. In addition, the Graw Days...
  • History Matters: Just who was taking the Skyline Drive 75 years ago?

    100 Years Ago Temora, no mora? "For Sale: Tuesday October 15th 1912: at 12 o'clock noon, the place known as 'Temora' situated on the Columbia Pike (State Road) at the intersection of St. John's Lane, 1 1/2 miles from Ellicott City containing 31 acres of...
  • Clarksville: St. Louis School accumulates the accolades this fall

    School got off to a good start at St. Louis School this fall and the news just keeps getting better and better. Principal Terry Weiss and staff were excited to welcome 70 new families and over 500 returning students. This year St. Louis School will...
  • Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: Here's a chance to get lost in the corn and be a-mazed

    Fall is definitely in the air these days, and there is plenty of family fun to be had around town. The Mullinix Corn Maze, located on Carrs Mill Road in Glenwood (across from Western Regional Park), is open for a third season. It is open weekends through...
  • At Howard County man's house, history chimes on the hour

    At Howard County man's house, history chimes on the hour
    John D. Danko stops in mid-conversation to note the sound ringing through the house. The small brass bell chimes from behind the face of the grandfather clock in the foyer, perhaps the same sound people would have heard in their homes while waiting for...
  • Baltimore native Bunting unveils 'Star-Spangled' car for American Le Mans race

    Baltimore native Bunting unveils 'Star-Spangled' car for American Le Mans race
    Baltimore native and American Le Mans Series driver Marc Bunting was surprised last year at the then-Baltimore Grand Prix. He was standing with his crew before the start of his sports car race on Saturday, listening to the national anthem being played....
  • Community hopes to develop War of 1812 trail in Dundalk

    Community hopes to develop War of 1812 trail in Dundalk
    Some of Dundalk's War of 1812 sites — including Battle Acre Park and North Point State Battlefield — share North Point Road with rowhouses and strip malls. But nearby, quiet Charlesmont and Bear Creek parks offer undeveloped land also tied to...
  • Fort McHenry enjoying a banner year; attendance up 27.5 percent during first half of 2012

    Fort McHenry enjoying a banner year; attendance up 27.5 percent during first half of 2012
    California residents Caryn and Kurt Burris missed the Star-Spangled Sailabration festivities in June, but they learned all about the Stars and Stripes this month at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. The Burrises toured the birthplace of...
  • Quilt commemorates Baltimore County Summer Reading Program to a 'T'

    Quilt commemorates Baltimore County Summer Reading Program to a 'T'
    A success story ought to be commemorated. For decades, the Baltimore County Public Library system has drawn tens of thousands of kids to its Summer Reading Program. More sign up as summer bookworms every year. How do you make something tangible to...