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Three Great Maryland Towns for a First-Rate Getaway

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 05.10.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Time crunch and airport hassles have changed the face of travel. Rare is the person who has weeks to wander in a foreign land. We want to jump in the ...

Flag Day 2013 and the Star Spangled Banner: Manuscript and Author to be Reunited in Frederick, MD

Kate Kelly | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
Kate Kelly

On Flag Day (June 14), the townspeople of Frederick, Maryland will host a big celebration to kick off the year leading up to the 200th anniversary of the composition of The Star Spangled Banner.

Yes, Virginia (And Maryland), Santa Is An Abolitionist

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.09.2011 | DC

If you thought that Santa only cared about making children happy everywhere, there's one facet of Santa's personal history you might not know: During ...

During the Civil War, Some Heroes Had Hooves

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

At the start of the war, the North had about 3.4 million horses; the Confederacy had about 1.7 million. They were the lifeblood of both sides' war effort.