A renowned historical sculptor approached the Taneytown in October, proposing that the city be home to his masterpiece: a National Civil War Memorial. Here are five things you should know about the sculptor, the project and what the city thinks about it.
June 14 was National Flag Day. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6918, together with the Littlestown Boy Scout Troop 501 hosted an American flag retirement ceremony on the grounds of the VFW Post, 5801 Conover Road, Harney.
Old Glory was adopted as this nation’s flag by a resolution of the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777, and Flag Day has been officially recognized as June 14 since 1949. The holiday was celebrated with a number of ceremonies across Carroll on Thursday.
This Thursday Boy Scout Troop 393 will host a Flag Day ceremony at the Carroll County Farm Museum and invite the public to join them. Flags in need of proper retirement will be decommissioned at 6 p.m. June 14 at the museum’s 500 South Center St., Westminster, location...
Monocacy Valley Memorial Post 6918, together with the Littlestown Boy Scout Troop 501, will host an American Flag Retirement Ceremony on the grounds of the VFW Post, 5801 Conover Road, Harney, on Thursday, June 14, at 6 p.m.
In the seemingly continuous and contentious kerfuffle between the secular and religious segments of society, the "under God" phrase of the Pledge of Allegiance is repeatedly raised. Today there are bumper stickers that state emphatically "One nation under God," and the point is frequently made that the phrase is from the founding fathers and has always been part of the pledge. Wrong and wrong.
Those who frequent Bel Air's Main Street may be familiar with the town's Hometown Heroes banners, which have decorated downtown lampposts with the faces and names of local veterans for the past two years.
The Perryville Farmers Market is open every Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Broad Street and Roundhouse Drive in Lower Ferry Park downtown Perryville. Vendors are selling produce, crafts, baked goods and more.
Bel Air residents who were willing to get up early on a Saturday morning and come out to Shamrock Park were treated to a morning of music, poetry and patriotic speeches that were part of the town's annual Flag Day celebration.
The Town of Bel Air will be celebrating Flag Day on June 7th, at 8 a.m. at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park. Traditionally, Flag Day is recognized on June 14th; however, the Town coordinates the scheduling of this ceremony with Bel Air High School's band & chorus to ensure that their participation in this event does not interfere with their final studies and exams.
this summer, the original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the poem Francis Scott Key wrote about a certain inspiring morning in September of 1814, will be the centerpiece of a sprawling, multimillion-dollar statewide celebration.