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License For Souvenir Beer Sales At Civil War Museum Approved

The Frederick County liquor board has approved the selling of souvenir beer at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.

07/28/2015

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Civil War Sites To Visit In Virginia This Summer

Want to explore some of the most historic sites in U.S. history? Check out this list of the top civil war sites in Virginia from Carlo DeVito, author of “Mrs. Lee’s Rose Garden.”

05/29/2015

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Reisterstown Ceremony Honors Those Lost On Memorial Day

Three years after the Civil War left over 600,000 Americans dead, the survivors began formally remembering those who gave their lives.

05/25/2015

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Md. Civil War Sites Mark Memorial Day With Flags, Parade

Maryland’s two biggest Civil War battlefields are marking Memorial Day in distinctly different ways.

05/23/2015

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Town Near Antietam Finally Joins Civil War Tourism Program

The western Maryland town that witnessed the bloodiest one-day battle of the Civil War is joining a state-sponsored tourism program it rejected 16 years ago.

04/17/2015

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City Of Frederick Recreates End-of-Civil War Celebration

The city of Frederick is lighting up its downtown with torches and candles to recreate an event marking the end of the Civil War 150 years ago.

04/10/2015

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Civil War Battlefields Ringing Bells To Mark Lee’s Surrender

Two Civil War battlefields in Maryland are ringing bells to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender.

04/09/2015

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Restoration Work On Burnside Bridge Could Start In Summer

Work to restore one of the most well-known bridges from the Civil War and a popular tourist attraction could begin as early as this summer, giving Burnside Bridge its first major restoration work since the 1950s.

04/05/2015

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National Civil War Medicine Museum Exec Director Resigns

The National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick is looking for a new executive director.

03/16/2015

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National Civil War Medicine Museum Exec. Director Resigns

The National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick is looking for a new executive director.

03/16/2015

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Town Near Antietam Finally Ready To Join Tourism Program

The western Maryland town that witnessed the bloodiest one-day battle of the Civil War is considering joining a state-sponsored tourism program it rejected 16 years ago.

03/06/2015

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Anacostia Museum Features Slave Family’s Story In Civil War

The Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum is opening a new exhibit exploring the struggles and achievements of one slave family in Maryland before and after the Civil War.

02/24/2015

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