The History Behind The Footballs Of The NFLThe story begins in earnest in the late 1930s, when the Horween brothers — whose family by that point had become well-known for producing fine leathers, including Shell Cordovan used in upscale shoes, gloves and wallets — got to know a local businessman named George S. Halas.
Orioles Make History With Four Home RunsTonight, August 19, the Baltimore Orioles became the first team in MLB history to homer four times before recording an out.
StoryCorps Adds Thousands Of Stories To National ArchiveThe Great Thanksgiving Listen is over. Now anyone can listen in.
Historic Cannons Restored In Patterson ParkAn important part of history has been restored. Cannons that were a part of the War of 1812 are now on display in Patterson Park.
StoryCorps Turning Thanksgiving Into An Oral History HolidayAs students head back to school, here comes a big homework assignment: StoryCorps wants tens of thousands of teenagers across America to interview a grandparent or elder this Thanksgiving and upload their recordings to the Library of Congress.
Rockville Confederate Statue Boxed Up To Prevent VandalismMontgomery County has erected a wooden box around a Confederate monument recently spray-painted with the words "Black Lives Matter," in hopes of shielding the statue from further vandalism.
Thursday, July 30, 2015People Are Talking about Fort McHenry's celebration of the U.S. Coast Guard.
New Website Documents Civil Unrest In BaltimoreThe Maryland Historical Society has unveiled a new website that features photographs, videos and oral histories from the recent civil unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray.
Smithsonian Hosts Symposium On Ferguson, Race, Police ForceAfter several cases of police shooting unarmed black men have drawn protests and national scrutiny, the Smithsonian Institution is examining this moment in American history.
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.
First US Penny Goes To Auction In BaltimoreThe first U.S. penny is slated to go to auction at Baltimore's convention center.
Jars Found In Baltimore's Washington Monument Time CapsuleHistoric find. For the second time during the restoration of the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon, a time capsule has been found.