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2015/06/25 15:20
2015/06/25 15:20
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John Quincy Adams called Baltimore "a monumental city" in 1827. It got a lot more monumental later. Over time, we've added commemorations of Francis Scott Key that are traditional (in Bolton Hill) and...
2015/06/25 15:20
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2015/06/19 14:17
2015/06/19 14:17
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The Hermione, a replica of the Revolutionary War-era French warship, may not date back to the 1700s, but you can't tell by looking at it. The ship, whose original carried the Marquis de Lafayette to...
2015/06/18 09:16
2015/06/18 09:16
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This story was updated at noon June 17. See below for explanation. She’s a grand old flag, and she was a high flyin’ flag at Old Waldorf School on Sunday in celebration of Flag Day. Before the U.S.,...
2015/06/17 20:45
2015/06/17 20:45
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In just a couple of weeks, we’ll be celebrating a BIG birthday. On July 4, America turns 239 years old! Still young when it comes to comparing our country’s birth to that of many nations around the...
2015/06/16 02:19
2015/06/16 02:19
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Francis Scott Key Elementary School in Arlington will be closed Tuesday because the air conditioning is out, the county’s school district announced on Monday. The elementary school’s air conditioning...
2015/06/14 16:51
2015/06/14 16:51
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In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed June 14 of that year as Flag Day. Thirty-three years later, Congress resolved that every June 14 would be observed as "Flag Day." Now, 99 years after...
2015/06/14 13:28
2015/06/14 13:28
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Today In History, June 14th Sunday June 14, 2015 9:09 AMUPDATED: Sunday June 14, 2015 9:11 AM Today is Sunday, June 14, the 165th day of 2015. There are 200 days left in the year. This is Flag...
2015/06/14 12:58
2015/06/14 12:58
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How much do you know about the American flag? American seamstress Betsy Ross showing the first design of the American flag to George Washington in Philadelphia. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty...
2015/06/14 04:06
2015/06/14 04:06
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Each year, Flag Day takes place on June 14, the day in 1777 when the Continental Congress officially issued the United States flag. As familiar as the nation's colors are to most of us, five facts...
2015/06/14 00:19
2015/06/14 00:19
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The Hooper Strait Lighthouse, is open to the public on the grounds of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michael’s. Chesapeake lighthouses have marked safe passage for sailors since the 1800s....
2015/06/12 07:27
2015/06/12 07:27
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COLUMBUS -- The Ohio House signed off on legislation Wednesday prohibiting the operators of manufactured home parks and other properties from blocking tenants' displays of U.S. and services flags. HB...
2015/06/10 14:18
2015/06/10 14:18
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... flag finds a home in National September 11 Memorial Museum By Jeff Parness, Founder and Executive Director, New York Says Thank You Foundation On the morning of September 13, 2001, construction...
2015/06/10 04:47
2015/06/10 04:47
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This coming Sunday, June 14, is Flag Day, the anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777, when the Continental Congress sanctioned a flag for the brand-new United States of America. I want to recall...
2015/06/08 06:03
2015/06/08 06:03
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Free food, games for children and other fun activities like face painting were held on and inside the armory grounds and the band Hootenany performed patriotic songs for the crowd. According to group...
2015/06/04 16:49
2015/06/04 16:49
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To borrow from Shakespeare's play "Macbeth," the War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain may have "signified nothing" (well, not much, anyway), but it was full of "sound and fury." In...
2015/06/03 17:44
2015/06/03 17:44
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June 14 each year is set aside as Flag Day in the United States. There are many stories written about our flag, but none could rival the drama of Francis Scott Key�s writing of the poem that became...
2015/06/03 06:57
2015/06/03 06:57
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Early pictures of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and many artifacts commemorating the centennial of the "Star-Spangled Banner," Baltimore's Washington Monument and other key aspects of American...
2015/06/25 15:20
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