World War I


Md. Town Aims To ‘Desegregate’ WWI Memorial

The top elected officials in Emmitsburg say they favor changing the racially divisive language on a World War I memorial.



World War I Soldier Statue Damaged In Emmitsburg

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says a statue of a World War I soldier in Emmitsburg has been damaged after a car crashed into it.


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Reisterstown Ceremony Honors Those Lost On Memorial Day

Three years after the Civil War left over 600,000 Americans dead, the survivors began formally remembering those who gave their lives.



American Legion Seeks To Defend War Memorial Cross

The American Legion is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a cross-shaped World War I memorial in Maryland.


Fence Under Construction At Baltimore’s War Memorial Building

In response to vagrancy issues at the War Memorial Building in downtown Baltimore, the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs is putting a fence up around the building.


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WWI Chemical Agent Found At Army Proving Ground In Md.

Officials at Aberdeen Proving Ground have halted a demolition project after trace amounts of a World War I chemical warfare agent were found at the site.


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World War I-Era Chapel In Md. Showcases Artifacts

Epiphany Chapel & Church House in Odenton houses World War I artifacts.


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Ceremony Marks Closing Of Walter Reed Hospital

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the Army’s flagship hospital where privates to presidents have gone for care, is closing its doors after more than a century.



Bartlett: WWI Vet Should Lie In Capitol Rotunda

Rep. Roscoe Bartlett says he supports having World War I veteran Frank W. Buckles’ body lie in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington.


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Many Gather To Remember Local Veterans

The 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, marked the end of World War I. Local leaders and service people gathered downtown Baltimore in honor of Veterans Day.