On the day Maryland celebrates it 381-year heritage, local church leaders and historical society members gathered at the Baltimore Basilica to bless wooden crosses carved from roots of a tree that stood nearly twice as long.
More than 80 people were treated Friday to a talk from British author Hugo Vickers, the biographer of the Royal Family, about the current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, and her relatives' love of horse racing.
A 100-year-old horse racing tale that unfolded on two continents, against a backdrop of world war and with a of host of historically notable people, will come to life again this month at the Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College, which also figures prominently in the story.
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