New Librarian Finds Live Civil War-Era Shells In Her OfficeA Massachusetts librarian on her first day on the job has come across live military shells from the Civil War inside a closet in her new office.
Civil War Medicine: Mercury And Tooth-Pulling BarbersThe National Museum of Civil War Medicine is highlighting some cringe-inducing practices at its annual conference in Frederick.
Maryland County Panel Votes Again to Keep Rebel Flag StatueA Maryland county council has voted to keep a century-old statue depicting a color bearer holding a Confederate flag on the courthouse lawn.
The Historian's Guide To New EnglandMany of New England's most important historic sites and monuments can be found in and around Boston.
5 Historical Facts You Didn't Know About BaltimoreEstablished as a catholic city in a catholic colony in 1729, Baltimore has been a city of sea-captains and ghosts, of national anthems and national sports heroes, of screen legends and legendary writers, and the list goes on. Here are a few facts you probably never knew about Baltimore, however.
License For Souvenir Beer Sales At Civil War Museum ApprovedThe Frederick County liquor board has approved the selling of souvenir beer at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.
Civil War Sites To Visit In Virginia This SummerWant 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."
Reisterstown Ceremony Honors Those Lost On Memorial DayThree years after the Civil War left over 600,000 Americans dead, the survivors began formally remembering those who gave their lives.
Md. Civil War Sites Mark Memorial Day With Flags, ParadeMaryland's two biggest Civil War battlefields are marking Memorial Day in distinctly different ways.
Town Near Antietam Finally Joins Civil War Tourism ProgramThe 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.
City Of Frederick Recreates End-of-Civil War CelebrationThe 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.
Civil War Battlefields Ringing Bells To Mark Lee's SurrenderTwo Civil War battlefields in Maryland are ringing bells to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender.