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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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Star Spangled Banner Project To Create Flag That Inspired Anthem

Sewers in Maryland are set to begin recreating the flag that inspired the national anthem.

07/03/2013

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Flag Day Brings Key’s Manuscript To Frederick

Francis Scott Key’s handwritten lyrics for “The Star-Spangled Banner” are making an unusual visit to Key’s final resting place in Frederick.

06/14/2013

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‘Star-Spangled Banner’ Manuscript Visits Frederick

Dawn’s early light and rockets’ red glare seared a song into a man’s heart in 1814 and moved his pen to create what became “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

06/13/2013

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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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Oral, Visual History Exhibit Showcases Civil Rights In Baltimore

“For All The World To Hear” is the name of a project at UMBC featuring personal stories about the civil rights struggle in Baltimore.

02/11/2013

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Original Anthem Lyrics Coming To Frederick In June

Frederick County’s tourism chief says Francis Scott Key’s handwritten lyrics for the “The Star-Spangled Banner” are coming to Frederick.

02/08/2013

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