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Walking Tour Shows Off Post-War Black History

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.

06/09/2013

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Baltimore City Fire Department Promotes First African-American Female Battalion Chief

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.

05/22/2013

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Stolen Historical Collectibles Returned To Rightful Owners After Theft Scheme

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.

05/15/2013

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Caps Aim to Make History in Game 7, Not Repeat It

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.

05/13/2013

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New Head Of Historic Foundation Means Business

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.

03/11/2013

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National Archives Discusses Stolen Documents Case

When investigators seeking stolen historical documents entered the Manhattan apartment of a memorabilia collector in 2011, they had just a few boxes to collect evidence.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.

03/07/2013

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Naval Academy Showing Navy History In 100 Objects

The U.S. Naval Academy is featuring “A History of the Navy in 100 Objects.”

02/25/2013

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Md. Historical Trust Seeks Input On Preservation

The Maryland Historical Trust is seeking citizen input on a new 10-year plan for historical preservation.

02/15/2013

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Library Of Congress Has Plan For Saving Recordings

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.

02/13/2013

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Walkersville Retiree Writes 2 Books On Genealogy

Joe Collins was always interested in his family history, and for years he collected whatever information he could get his hands on.

01/25/2013

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Jerry Coleman: Ravens Make History

Really, one of the great wins not only in Ravens, but Baltimore sports history.

01/13/2013

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Russian Tank In His Backyard Isn’t Unusual For Man

For most people, having a Russian tank and an anti-aircraft gun in the backyard would seem unusual. But for Union Bridge resident David Thrasher, it is all just part of his work.

12/24/2012

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