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Special to The Baltimore SunWhile many Americans rightly associate King with his Atlanta birthplace, the nation's capital also boasts a unique and substantial connection to the leader. Visitors to Washington who would like to explore civil rights beyond the new memorial have plenty...
Back in 1963, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his now famous "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington, the National Mall overflowed with people who'd traveled from near and far seeking equality for all Americans. Almost a half-...
Special CorrespondentWhen it comes to cruise destinations, Bermuda is definitely in the "pink." Best known for its picture-postcard-perfect beaches with fine, pink sands; for its Bermuda shorts; and for its infamous legendary "Triangle," Bermuda began to be developed in the...
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The Shore Leave 32 science fiction convention returns Friday-Sunday, July 8-10, at the Marriott Hunt Valley Inn. This event will include workshops, a film festival, a masquerade contest, an art show and a host of dealers selling memorabilia. There will...
By Rebecca Massie Lane Special to The Herald-Mail With 23,110 casualties, the Battle of Antietam remains a day of great loss for America and it stimulated a chain of events leading to the Emancipation Proclamation and the Battle of Gettysburg. The...
I am writing this column on America's birthday while on vacation in Texas. So to you the readers who read this on July 10, and to all Americans, happy belated birthday America! Right up there with being called a veteran, I cherish the moniker...
The carnage that was caused by weapons introduced during the American Civil War forced doctors to make advances in medicine that might have taken another 25 years to develop had the conflict not been fought. “In many ways, the battlefield was the...
It's the height of summer, so don't miss out on these family-friendly excursions: Philadelphia Global Fusion Festival: Journey to Philadelphia for one day of non-stop entertainment that celebrates bringing diverse communities together for a cultural...
The American Civil War might have reached a swifter conclusion had the federal government not armed its soldiers with inexpensive weapons to save money, said George Wunderlich, executive director of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick,...
Birth A daughter, Ellie Christine Schick, was born to Taya (Drost) Schick and Joel Schick of Ada at 5:01 a.m. Oct. 10, 2011, at Spectrum Hospital in Grand Rapids. Ellie weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces at birth. She has a brother, Carson Allen Schick, 2 1/2....
I know I've been a bit preachy over the last month or so — columns about voting, heroes, tenacity, courage and such — all because I'm worried. I'm worried about our nation. Why? First we have a president and a congress that can't seem to...
1. Conservation on film American Conservation Film Festival runs Thursday, Nov. 3, through Sunday, Nov. 6. Festival features films on conservation, including "The Polar Explorer," pictured. Three venues in Shepherdstown, W.Va. $40 full festival pass;...
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