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Maryland Historical Society

Star-Spangled Banner, Song To Be Joined In D.C.

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The original, handwritten manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and the flag that inspired the song's lyrics will be displayed ...

The Plan For A 'New' Old Glory

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.03.2013 | Small Business

If the Maryland Historical Society has its way, the nation will soon have a new "Old Glory." The group and a small army of other volunteers have te...

10,000 Historic Documents Returned To Owners

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics

BALTIMORE — At a table in the library of the Maryland Historical Society, an investigator with the National Archives pulls file folder after fil...

'Real Con Man' Finally Jailed After Historical Thefts

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 11.11.2012 | Crime

BALTIMORE -- A man who helped a presidential memorabilia collector steal rare and valuable documents from historical archives and libraries nationwide...

Theft Is One For History Books -- Presidential Scholar Expected To Plead Guilty

AP | SARAH BRUMFIELD | Posted 04.08.2012 | Crime

BALTIMORE — A memorabilia collector and self-styled expert on presidential history pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to steal thousands of do...

Presidential Historian Stole FDR's Speeches, Franklin's Letter: Feds

AP | ALEX DOMINGUEZ | Posted 09.28.2011 | Crime

BALTIMORE — Presidential historian Barry Landau and his assistant were indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday, accused of stealing and sellin...

Presidential Historian Arrested

AP | By SARAH BRUMFIELD | Posted 09.11.2011 | Books

BALTIMORE -- A published presidential historian was one of two men caught with millions of dollars in documents from the Maryland Historical Society, ...