Researchers Say There Is No Proof That Johns Hopkins Owned SlavesThe long-standing claims that Johns Hopkins was a staunch abolitionist were shattered last December when JHU announced that it had strong evidence that its founder owned slaves. However, a group of researchers shared new evidence that proves he did not.
Rare English Coin Found After Almost 400 Years At Early Maryland SettlementA silver coin found in Maryland after almost 400 years provided a big clue for archaeologists searching for St. Mary's Fort -- one of the earliest English settlements in the New World.
Century-Old Ladew Topiary Gardens Keeps Spirits High With Its Breathtaking ViewsThe colors change everywhere you look. From purples, reds, and orange, Ladew Topiary Gardens has been here since 1929, but today’s accomplishment is growing like the tulips every year. They’re celebrating 50 years as a public garden.
'This Is Everyone's History' | StoryCorps Recording Two Rounds Of Interviews With MarylandersThe nonprofit StoryCorps is recording two rounds of interviews with Marylanders.
Archeologists Working To Unearth One Of The Oldest English Colonies In MarylandA group of archeologists is working to unearth the first major foothold of a European settlement in the State of Maryland.
Civil War-Era Live Cannonball Round Discovered In Frederick CountyA team of bomb technicians from the Office of the State Fire Marshal safely disposed of a Civil War-era ordnance Monday evening after it was discovered by a Frederick County homeowner.
'Arch Madness' Bracket Challenge To Determine Baltimore's Best Architectural LandmarksIn the spirit of March Madness, the city is honoring its history with a bracket-style competition showcasing some of the city's architectural landmarks.
Artifact Hunters Use Pandemic Hobby To Uncover Relics Of Baltimore's PastMany people have taken up hobbies amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but what about treasure hunting? Two Baltimore amateur historians are doing just that and may end up knocking on your door to see if they can dig things up.
Johns Hopkins Namesake And Founder Was Slaveowner, Contrasting Longstanding Abolitionist NarrativeJohns Hopkins University and Medicine announced Wednesday that it learned its founder was a slaveowner, which was in contrast with a longstanding narrative that Mr. Johns Hopkins was an early abolitionist.
Denise Koch: 100th Anniversary Of Women Winning Right To Vote Marked By Kamala Harris' NominationWe celebrate in 2020 the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote.
'We Are Not Far Enough Yet': Thousands March On Washington On 57th Anniversary Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have A Dream' SpeechOn Friday, thousands gathered on the National Mall as they continue to push for racial equality.
57 Years After Maryland's First Amusement Park Desegregates, Discussion Looks Back On MilestoneNearly six decades after Gwynn Oak Park became Maryland's first amusement park to desegregate, a virtual discussion dove into the movement's history and its parallels with modern times.
'White Lives Matter' Sprayed On Arthur Ashe Memorial In VirginiaA statue of African American tennis legend Arthur Ashe on Richmond, Virginia's, Monument Avenue has been vandalized with the words "White Lives Matter."
Virginia Firm Wants To Recover The Titanic's Iconic Telegraph MachineThe salvage firm that has plucked silverware, china and gold coins from the wreckage of the Titanic now wants to recover the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Machine that transmitted the doomed ship's increasingly frantic distress calls.
'This Is An Important Day' | First African Children's Museum In U.S. Opens Its Doors In BaltimoreA new museum opened its doors Saturday in Baltimore.