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National Aquarium To Host Friday Night Flag Events

The National Aquarium in Baltimore is launching a new series of events on Friday nights to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore in 1812 that inspired the words for the national anthem.

07/11/2014

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Smithsonian Honors Ralph Lauren For Flag, 5 Decades In Fashion

Ralph Lauren’s love for the American flag and American style has earned him honors from the Smithsonian Institution.

06/17/2014

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Star-Spangled Banner Manuscript Will Join Flag At Smithsonian

Its home is the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, but the original manuscript of the Star-Spangled Banner is about to leave town for a little while.

05/27/2014

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Cumberland Plans Holiday Flag Display

The city of Cumberland is showing its patriotic colors to Amtrak travelers this Memorial Day weekend.

05/23/2014

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‘For Whom It Stands’ Exhibit At Reginald F. Lewis Museum Celebrates The Flag

USA Today calls it a must see exhibit, and it’s ready to open right here at Baltimore’s Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

05/15/2014

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Md. Flags Lowered For Peace Officers Memorial Day

Flags are being flown at half-staff in Maryland in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

05/15/2014

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Museum Eyes U.S. Flag’s Meaning To Diverse People

A Baltimore museum has gathered dozens of artworks and artifacts to look at what the American flag means to the nation’s increasingly diverse people.

05/14/2014

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Md. Flags Flown Half-Staff To Honor 2

Maryland’s flag is flying at half-staff over the State House and at all Maryland Department of Natural Resources facilities to honor a former Maryland Department of Natural Resources secretary who died.

04/24/2014

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Happy Maryland Day! The State Remembers The Past While Looking Forward

Three hundred and eighty years ago today, the first English colonists arrived in Maryland, which makes today Maryland Day.

03/25/2014

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Star-Spangled Banner Stamp Unveiled At Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institution is beginning a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the flag and song that became the national anthem with a new forever stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.

03/06/2014

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Smithsonian Has High-Tech Flag For Presidents’ Day

A multimedia artist is bringing his 12-foot American flag that’s viewed with Google Glass to the National Portrait Gallery for a special Presidents’ Day weekend exhibition.

02/13/2014

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New Baltimore Exhibit To Honor Star-Spangled Banner Flag Creator Mary Pickersgill

The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House in Baltimore is opening a new exhibit about the creator of the flag that inspired the national anthem.

02/11/2014

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