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Meet the Patels: Guest Blogger Shivani

Not the popular movie on Netflix, but rather the family of our first guest blogger Shivani! Shivani is a rising junior at the University of Maryland studying BioEngineering. 593 more words

June 14 meeting – William S. Connery

Join us on June 14 when our speaker, William Connery, sheds some light on an important part of Baltimore’s history during the Civil War: Fort McHenry.  223 more words

Monthly Meetings

Ex Parte Merryman

May 25, 1861 – Pennsylvania militia seized John Merryman at his Maryland home for suspected secessionist activity. This provoked a controversial legal dispute between the president and the U.S. 907 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Rocket’s Red Glare – The Battle of Baltimore and the Birth of the Star Spangled Banner

Resting for many years deep in the silt at the bottom of the Patapsco River, adjacent to Baltimore’s Fort McHenry, this 12 pound cannonball’s underwater fate belies its brief moment of glory. 593 more words



Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland, one of states in The United of States. Even this city is small but this is really a nice place to stay and study because it has John Hopkins University. 334 more words


I took a bus to Fort McHenry

The forecast hot and sunny
I took a bus to Fort McHenry
At the bus stop, a woman with pale red hair
sipped a liter of Nestea. 159 more words


Baltimore - Birthplace of The Star-Spangled Banner

The trip from Washington DC to Baltimore was a quick hour. I ended up taking the MARC train which is similar to Caltrain back home – the classic commuter that went from DC to Baltimore. 827 more words