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Baltimore Tour Group Highlights The Role Of African-Americans In The War Of 1812

History lost now remembered. A local group is making an effort to tell the story of African-Americans who contributed to the War of 1812.

06/21/2012

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Maryland Commemorates Official Start Of The War Of 1812

Another high point for the Star-Spangled Sailabration. Thousands have flocked downtown for the spectacular displays on water and in the skies over Charm City and now there’s a special ceremony as the festivities come to a close.

06/18/2012

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Thousands Celebrate Maryland, Country’s History At Sailabration

Sailabration is still in full swing at the Inner Harbor as thousands of people showed up to check out the big ships.

06/16/2012

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Flag Day Commemorated At Fort McHenry

It wasn’t just a celebration of the bicentennial on Thursday. It was also Flag Day, and that holds a special meaning for many.

06/14/2012

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200 Years Later, Smithsonian Explores War Of 1812

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is opening a major exhibit on the War of 1812 with objects from Canada, Great Britain and the United States.

06/14/2012

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Ships Arrive In Baltimore For ‘Star-Spangled Sailabration’

Tall ships and naval vessels from around the world are making their way up the Chesapeake Bay to Baltimore.

06/13/2012

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Baltimore Festival Could Cause Traffic Delays

The Maryland Transportation Authority is warning motorists to anticipate delays in Baltimore this week as an international maritime festival gets underway.

06/13/2012

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Ships Heading To Baltimore For Sailabration

Right now, ships from all over the world are on the way to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. It’s all part of the Star-Spangled Sailabration, a major event marking the bicentennial of the War of 1812. The excitement is building.

06/12/2012

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Coast Guard Gets Ready For Sailabration

By this time Wednesday, tall ships and naval vessels will be filling Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. It’s the centerpiece of the state’s Star-Spangled Sailabration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

06/12/2012

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Local Woman Creates Glass Mosaic Flag To Mark War Of 1812 Bicentennial

We’re just a couple of days away from the start of one of the biggest events in Baltimore history. Sailabration will mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

06/11/2012

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Ceremonial Buoy Set In Baltimore Harbor Marks The Spot Where The Star-Spangled Banner Was Written

Sometimes, historical places are all wet. But an important one in Baltimore’s harbor was marked anyway as the state kicks off the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

06/08/2012

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Tall Ships In Md. To Mark Start Of War Anniversary

More than 40 tall ships and naval vessels from 12 countries will fill Baltimore’s waters starting June 13.

06/07/2012

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