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Old Senate Chamber reopens at Maryland State House

Old Senate Chamber reopens at Maryland State House

The historic State House room in which George Washington resigned his commission as commander of the Continental Army is once again open to the public. A spokesman said Monday that Gov. Larry Hogan decided to open the restored Old Senate Chamber to visitors without waiting until a ceremony could be scheduled. The Baltimore Sun reported Sunday that the work had been completed for more than a week but the doors were still closed while officials planned a ceremony. Hogan, who completed his first course of chemotherapy last week for treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, came downstairs Monday from his second-floor office to give an unscheduled tour of the reopened chamber. He gave an...

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