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  • State Blocks Access To Civil War Medical Records

    State Blocks Access To Civil War Medical Records
    The state mental health commissioner is fighting efforts by freedom of information advocates to undo a law — which they say passed under last-minute, "murky circumstances" in 2011 — that blocks historians' research into Civil War soldiers afflicted with what's now called post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Federal shutdown spoils KKK plan to desecrate Gettysburg's sacred ground

    No one can say that nothing good came of this week's federal government shutdown. In an affront to every decent American, the hallowed ground of the Gettysburg National Military Park — a world-renowned symbol of the gallant struggle against a...

    Visitors enjoy Civil War-era exhibit

    By Rebecca Massie Lane Special to The Herald-Mail    On June 16, 2012, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts opened “Valley of the Shadow,” a landmark exhibition of authentic art and artifacts of regional, national, and international...

    Marge Peters served more than 20 years with Washington County Historical Society

    Marge Peters served more than 20 years with Washington County Historical Society
     There’s a cherry tree growing in the Miller House garden. It sits among the gooseberry bushes, near the grape arbor and under an ancient black walnut tree that overhangs from a neighboring property.  There’s a fig tree, a quince tree, a...

    Unit presents Blue Star Banner to Swiger family

    Unit presents Blue Star Banner to Swiger family
    Antietam Unit 236, Sharpsburg American Legion Auxiliary President Ava Gift presented a Blue Star Banner to Keedysville residents Michael and Teresa Swiger and son Kevin during the unit’s Aug. 13 meeting. Their son Christopher Swiger is stationed at...