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  • John O'Neill medallion sale benefits HdG arts commission [Havre de Grace]

    Have a hot time in ol' Havre de Grace tonight, dear readers: It's First Fridays (Friday, Aug. 2) from 5-9 p.m. in downtown. Enjoy fun and frolicking-after all, the first week of August is National Clown Week. No fooling! Saturday (Aug. 3) is...
  • North Park nature walk on the agenda this weekend [Havre de Grace]

    Hello dear readers, The Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House will conduct a historic, nature walk on the North Park Trail, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. Meet at the Lockhouse for this free, one hour, informative tour. Phone 410-939-5780, email lockhouse@gmail....
  • Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs

    Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs
    From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years. Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
  • More than $1 million in new grants announced for War of 1812 commemoration

    More than $1 million in new grants announced for War of 1812 commemoration
    The state of Maryland announced $1.2 million in new matching grants Monday to support events and projects commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Fifteen Maryland non-profit and government entities will get the grants for projects or events,...
  • Blue Angels to return to Annapolis, Baltimore skies

    Blue Angels to return to Annapolis, Baltimore skies
    For the first time since 2010, it appears the Blue Angels will be back in full formation above graduation ceremonies at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis this spring. They'll also show up above Baltimore next fall. The U.S. Navy announced funding on...
  • Taking the kids to Niagara Falls, and 6 places you didn't know existed

    Taking the kids to Niagara Falls, and 6 places you didn't know existed
    Wow! The water thunders down — 700,000 gallons per second, in fact — as we stand underneath Niagara Falls on the famous Hurricane Deck, part of the Cave of the Winds tour. We're totally soaked, but we don't care. The sheer power of the water...
  • Lincoln commemorates 200 years since involvement in War of 1812

    Lincoln commemorates 200 years since involvement in War of 1812
    STANFORD — Around 200 years ago, the U.S. was at war with Great Britain and Lincoln County citizens were leaving prominent marks in history. In order to commemorate the contributions to the War of 1812 by Lincoln County natives like William...
  • Scholastic's 'Infinity Ring' a multimedia ride through history

    Scholastic's newest multimedia adventure for middle-grade readers, "The Infinity Ring," launches Tuesday with "A Mutiny in Time." The new series follows three young characters who are tasked with traveling back through history in order to fix it and...
  • War of 1812: British raids terrorize the James

    Not long after British assault troops stormed past the outnumbered defenders of Hampton — leaving a trail of pillage, murder and rape in their wake — the alarm began to sound along the James River. The day after the June 25, 1813 attack, the...
  • War of 1812: Gunboats attack off Newport News Point

    Two centuries after prowling into Hampton Roads, the size and power of the British fleet sent to punish the Chesapeake Bay region during the War of 1812 can be hard to imagine. Just one of the Royal Navy's massive ships of the line boasted 74 guns,...
  • Civil War: Gettysburg's second front

     Civil War: Gettysburg's second front
    Soon after Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia started marching from Fredericksburg toward the fateful July 1-3, 1863, Battle of Gettysburg, the telegraph line to Fort Monroe starting humming. "Lee's Army is in motion toward the...