The University System of Maryland campus in Hagerstown is displaying an unusual piece of Civil War history.
The old American tradition of keeping souvenirs as historical mementos is the focus of a new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution.
Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell’s Tidewater Virginia drawl could make the word “court” sound as if it had two syllables. And Justice Clarence Thomas, though he doesn’t talk much, speaks in a deep baritone.
The flagpole from which an American flag now flutters in front of the Roger Brooke Taney house on South Bentz Street might be considered a bookend in local history.
The promotion of Captain Charline B. Stokes makes her the first African American female to attain the rank of battalion chief in the 154-year history of the Baltimore City Fire Department.
It’s the final chapter in a brazen scheme to steal part of history. Millions of dollars’ worth of political collectables are now back with their rightful owners.
The Caps put themselves in the predicament of having to win Game 7 Monday at Verizon Center by losing Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals 1-0 to the Rangers Sunday in New York.
A tricorn hat doesn’t fit in a souped-up Mercedes roadster. But Robert C. Clark doesn’t need to dress in Colonial garb to lead the Historic Annapolis Foundation. A well-tailored suit is more the retired stockbroker’s speed.
When investigators seeking stolen historical documents entered the Manhattan apartment of a memorabilia collector in 2011, they had just a few boxes to collect evidence. Inside, they were stunned to find rooms crammed with thousands of pilfered documents, including some signed by Benjamin Franklin, Isaac Newton and Charles Dickens.
The U.S. Naval Academy is featuring “A History of the Navy in 100 Objects.”
The Maryland Historical Trust is seeking citizen input on a new 10-year plan for historical preservation.
The Library of Congress is embarking on an extensive plan that will serve as a blueprint for preserving the nation’s history in recorded sound.