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Destination Wednesday: 7 Great Patriotic Destinations ... That Aren't Washington

As Independence Day approaches, families, road-trippers, and travelers of all types start thinking the same thought: “You know, we really should go somewhere patriotic this summer.” 945 more words


Friday Five

1. Big Brother 17 started this week. I think it is getting a little bit out of hand with all of these “twists.” It used to be all about watching people “live their lives” on TV. 397 more words

Ft. McHenry Kicks Off Summer Season

BALTIMORE (WJZ)–The birthplace of the Star Spangled Banner will be a busy place this weekend. The summer season kicks off in a big way at Fort McHenry on Sunday. 242 more words


Fort McHenry To Host National Civil War Field Music School

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Students from across the U.S. will join the National Civil War Field Music School to learn to play authentic music and dress from the Civil War era. 117 more words


Flag Day — What Do You See?

The Banner of Liberty

By Mark Alexander ~

“Resolved, that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.” —Second Continental Congress (June 14, 1777)

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The Burning Kind in Baltimore

“Baltimore: the Monumental City—May the days of her safety be as prosperous and happy, as the days of her dangers have been trying and triumphant.”   958 more words


Annapolis and Charm City

It was pouring with rain when we arrived at the State Capital of Maryland, Annapolis, but the next day the sun shone for the arrival of an excited little VIP who was looking forward to sleeping over on Grandad’s boat. 1,969 more words