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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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Md. Rep. Steny Hoyer To Add Stitch To Star-Spangled Banner

Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer is participating in a project to recreate the Star-Spangled Banner.

09/06/2013

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Recreation Of Star Spangled Banner To Be Stitched By Defenders Day

Baltimore has a central role in America’s history as the home of the Star Spangled Banner. Now–the flag flying over Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore is being recreated.

07/04/2013

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Pa. Company To Weave Star Spangled Banner Replica

A company in eastern Pennsylvania is at work replicating the giant flag that inspired the U.S. national anthem.

06/12/2013

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Md. Flag To Fly At Half-Staff In Honor Of Sergeant

The Maryland flag is being flown at half-staff around the state in honor of a sheriff’s office sergeant.

09/19/2012

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Flag Day Commemorated At Fort McHenry

It wasn’t just a celebration of the bicentennial on Thursday. It was also Flag Day, and that holds a special meaning for many.

06/14/2012

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Final Patch Sewn Onto 9/11 Flag In Baltimore; Flag To Be Exhibited In New York

Stitching together American history. Thursday, the national 9/11 flag made a stop in Baltimore to have its final patch sewn on. The flag was found at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks and has become a symbol of resilience and freedom.

06/14/2012

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Flags Lowered For Peace Officers Memorial Day

Flags around the state of Maryland are being flown at half-staff in honor of fallen officers.

05/15/2012

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New Maryland Uniforms Spark A Buzz

The Terps won a big game against the Miami Hurricanes Monday night, but that’s not what has people talking. The University of Maryland’s new football uniforms from Under Armour are drawing some comments…to put it lightly.

09/06/2011

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