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  • Cramming more history and civics into an already crowded curricula won't work

    It's a given that every citizen in a democratic republic must be well-versed in civics and history to fully understand national issues as well as global affairs.
  • 10 things you might not know about Monopoly

    1. Charles Darrow of Philadelphia developed the game in 1933 and sold it to Parker Brothers on March 19, 1935. A stenographer and actress, Elizabeth Magie, filed a legal claim for her similar "Landlord's Game" in 1903, but Monopoly's current owner,...

    Letter describes Confederate burning of B&O in Martinsburg

    An 1862 letter acquired by the Berkeley County Roundhouse Authority describes the destruction of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Martinsburg by Confederate troops. The letter written by W.C. Quincy says Confederate soldiers destroyed railroad...

    Earl W. Bohlman, railroad worker

    Earl W. Bohlman, railroad worker
    Earl W. Bohlman, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad superintendent who later founded an electrical contracting firm, died of multiple organ failure Jan. 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Severna Park resident was 88. Born in Baltimore, he was the son...

    Maryland history comes to life in Green Mount Cemetery tour

    Maryland history comes to life in Green Mount Cemetery tour
    There was Enoch Pratt, the 19th-century businessman who established Baltimore's library system, laid to rest beneath a sandy brown obelisk. Not far away was Johns Hopkins, the entrepreneur and abolitionist and benefactor of the nation's first research...