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Md. Civil War tourism group hosting museum-themed training (access required)

FREDERICK — A nonprofit group that promotes Civil War tourism in Maryland is hosting an event geared toward museum operators. The gathering Wednesday afternoon in downtown Frederick is open to the public. It features a 90-minute online presentation by museum ...

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Council: Talbot Boys statue to remain on courthouse lawn (access required)

EASTON — The Talbot County Council has announced that the Talbot Boys monument will remain on the county courthouse lawn despite protest and debate. The council made the announcement Tuesday night during a packed meeting. The monument is the only ...

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Md. event offers retrospective of Civil War 150th anniversary (access required)

SHARPSBURG — Remember the Civil War sesquicentennial? You can relive those re-enactments Monday when a state-sponsored tourism group presents an audiovisual retrospective of 150th anniversary events from the last five years. It’s part of the annual meeting of the Heart ...

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Civil War group meets goal for preserving Antietam parcel (access required)

SHARPSBURG — The Civil War Trust says it has met a fundraising goal to preserve 1.2 acres of the Antietam battlefield near Sharpsburg. The Washington-based group says it had to raise $250,000 by Tuesday to complete its $300,000 purchase of ...

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National Park Service OKs deer kill at Civil War battlefields

(AP) The National Park Service is giving its approval to a plan that would have government sharpshooters kill more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia over the next five years. The agency announced ...

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