| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:27 PM
While Gettysburg, Pa., attracted thousands of tourists during the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg last week, Chambersburg has several Civil War-related activities, too.
Ted Alexander, chief historian at Antietam National Battlefield, will...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Michael G. Rinn, a Cockeysville bankruptcy attorney and longtime Civil War enthusiast who played a pivotal role in the preservation of a historic Western Maryland battlefield, died Saturday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Antietam National Battlefield is a beautiful place — perhaps at its loveliest in early summer. On a clear day, the South County landscape offers views of gently rolling fields of green grass, young corn and golden grain bordered in the distance by...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Oil paintings by Johan Lowie will be on display. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, July 10. Frederick Community College’s Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery, Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Md. Call 301-846-2513 or www.frederick.edu....
| Jul 5, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The town of Sharpsburg is celebrating its 250th anniversary with a day of free activities, including historical tours, a C&O Canal bean soup lunch, an ice cream social and the unveiling of a sign for the town spring that founder Joseph Chapline designed...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Don Spinelli sat eating a plate of fried chicken beneath the shade of a tent, tucked away behind the stage on which he would later perform as principal percussionist with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra.
Spinelli, 55, of...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Saturday marked the 150th anniversary of the July 6, 1863, Civil War Battle of Hagerstown.
In honor of the battle’s anniversary, Stephen Bockmiller led walking tours, bringing events to life on the streets where they happened.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Deep green fields of soybeans flanked a crowd of thousands who gathered Saturday at Antietam National Battlefield for the 28th Salute to Independence.
In between, green, blue, brown and other colorful blocks of plastic tarp and blankets covered the mowed...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:53 AM
PERRYVILLE — The Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site was recently listed as one of the “10 great places to visit Civil War sites” by USA Today.
On Oct. 8, 1862, Perryville became the site of the most destructive Civil War...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:12 PM
The acoustics of the large rolling hills at Antietam National Battlefield will be showcased Saturday as the Maryland Symphony Orchestra prepares to perform for 20,000 people at the battlefield’s 28th annual Salute to Independence Celebration....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:51 PM
A display of football memorabilia from the Waynesboro Tigers football team, active from 1947 to the early 1950s and again from 1965 to 1976, concludes through Sunday, June 30. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa....