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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Port's Tome School added to sites for annual River Sweep cleanup

    Good news! The 14th Annual Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway River Sweep will add a new site to the usual waterfront scouring. This year, The Tome School campus on the Bainbridge property, will benefit from the shoreline and roadside clean-up. The date is set for Saturday, April 26 in honor of Earth Day. Other River Sweep sites include locations in Havre de Grace, Port Deposit, Perryville and on Garrett Island. You can pre-register online through Wednesday, April 23 at http://www.hitourtrails.com or 410-457-2482.
  • Aberdeen scientists waiting to destroy Syrian chemical weapons

    Aberdeen scientists waiting to destroy Syrian chemical weapons
    At the end of January, chemists and engineers left Aberdeen Proving Ground for the Mediterranean Sea to lead the historic destruction of Syria's chemical weapons. More than two months later, they're still waiting for the mission to start. As the...

    Tragedy and triumph in Annapolis Opera's 'La Boheme'

    Tragedy and triumph in Annapolis Opera's 'La Boheme'
    Annapolis Opera's production of Puccini's "La Boheme" was a triumph at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, where it was enjoyed by a near-capacity audience at its opening and a sold-out house in its second performance. Excellent performances were...

    Anxious for spring so Aberdeen's B&O Station can be moved

    Were you wondering what was going to happen with the old B&O Station in Aberdeen? We have had many questions about the future of the structure that has had a long history of importance, and later neglect. When we compiled the Historical Society of...

    Laurel's forgotten role in the Bonus Army [History Matters]

    Laurel's forgotten role in the Bonus Army [History Matters]
    After six years of lobbying by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Congress passed legislation in 1924 that provided for a bonus, based on length and place of service, to World War I veterans. Recipients who were due $50 or less were paid...