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  • Cruising Through History, A 3-State Tour From Watch Hill

    This timeless trip begins with a classic ride.
  • Review: 'Jacksonland' by Steve Inskeep

    Review: 'Jacksonland' by Steve Inskeep
    In the fledgling days of the United States, two distinct maps co-existed: the white man's, divided into states and territories, and the American Indian's, denoting the land claimed by native nations. These conflicting maps, with their frequently...

    'Star-Spangled Banner' was once a song of drinking, sex

    'Star-Spangled Banner' was once a song of drinking, sex
    Americans this weekend will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the poem that became the nation’s national anthem, a bit of verse written by a pro-slavery lawyer put to the melody of a British song that praised drinking and sex. Oh, say what?...

    Neighborhood Spotlight: Frederick

    Neighborhood Spotlight: Frederick
    Location: The central region of Frederick County. Mount Airy is to the east, Middletown is to the west and Emmitsburg lies to the north. Average property listing price: Frederick properties run $227,443 for attached homes and $304,304 for detached homes...

    July Fourth: A quiz on the making of the Declaration of Independence

    Remember how history class at the start of every school year began with the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence? Some of it has long since blurred; some of it is fable. (See Question 11.) If you wanted to see the Declaration of...