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O’Malley gives speech at ‘Sailabration’ announcement

Gov. Martin O'Malley came to Baltimore Thursday morning to speak at the announcement of the Star-Spangled Sailabration, which is part of the state's War of 1812 bicentennial celebration next year. 'We carry with us in our hearts the great idea of America," O'Malley told the crowd. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz were also in attendance.

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Fleet week to start War of 1812 celebration

Maryland tourism officials hope to draw more than 1 million people to the birthplace of the “Star-Spangled Banner” next summer as they open a multi-year bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 with an international maritime festival. The June festival ...

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War of 1812 bicentennial celebration kicking off

The official opening of Fort McHenry’s new visitor center, expected March 3, will be the kickoff of events and fundraising for celebrating the War of 1812 bicentennial. The 32-month-long celebration of Maryland’s involvement in the War of 1812 is expected ...

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