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The Original Manuscript Of The National Anthem Returns Home

A 200 year old piece of paper is one of the most important documents in our country’s history.

07/15/2014

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Bearings Of Baltimore, Circa 1815 On Digital Display At Md. Historical Society

High-tech maps are one of the most effective ways to travel in 2014, but what about two centuries ago? What did Baltimore look like then?

06/25/2014

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Educational Summer Activities For Kids In Baltimore

Just because the kids are not in school, does not mean they need to stop learning. This is a list of places that can be both educational as well as fun.

06/13/2014

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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

Comedian Derek Waters , host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," is from Baltimore.

Comedy Central Taping ‘Drunk History’ In Baltimore

Comedy Central’s new show “Drunk History” is paying a visit to Baltimore.

01/09/2014

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Maryland Historical Society Celebrates JFK’s Life Through Photos

While the country remembers the anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the Maryland Historical Society is celebrating his life.

11/22/2013

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Guide For Thanksgiving Weekend Visitors To Baltimore

Show your visitors a great time over Thanksgiving weekend with this guide of things to do.

11/16/2013

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Historic Annapolis Home Gets Dining Room Do-Over

It took five years, numerous specialists and $60,000, but William Paca has his bling back.

11/15/2013

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Maryland Historical Society Thief Released From Prison

A man who stole documents from the Maryland Historical Society and other archives nationwide has been released from prison where he spent the last year.

11/07/2013

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Baltimore’s Statue Of Liberty: Lady Baltimore Has A New Home

She’s Baltimore’s Statue of Liberty and thanks to historians and preservationists she’s about to get a new home.

10/04/2013

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Volunteers Work To Recreate Flag That Inspired ‘Star-Spangled Banner’

History–a stitch at a time. Volunteers take on a big project at Maryland’s Historical Society. They’re recreating the immense flag that inspired the “Star Spangled Banner.”

08/03/2013

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New Star-Spangled Banner Takes Shape In Maryland

It was 200 years ago this summer that a Baltimore flag-maker stitched the flag that inspired America’s national anthem. Now, hundreds of people are helping to recreate the star-spangled banner.

08/01/2013

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