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Pride of Baltimore II ready to embark on 5-month voyage

The Pride of Baltimore II will be setting sail on a five-month voyage to ports along the East Coast, Great Lakes and in Canada. During the voyage, the ship will promote Maryland’s contributions to the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner during the 1814 Battle of Baltimore at Fort McHenry.

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Getaways: Memorial Day weekend

In light of all the news about plans to change up the Inner Harbor that came out Wednesday, there are definitely some great things going on this holiday weekend worth checking out. My colleague Melody wrote Tuesday about concerts that are ...

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Getaways: the 1860s

This weekend, Baltimore will commemorate 150 years since the Pratt Street Riot in 1861. Friday will kick off with a symposium by the Maryland Historical Society titled, “Land of the Free? The Fate of Civil Liberties in Baltimore in 1861.” ...

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New Fort McHenry visitors center to kick off fundraising

Thursday’s official opening of Fort McHenry’s new visitors center will be the kickoff of a fundraising promotion for celebrating the War of 1812 bicentennial. The War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, appointed by Gov. Martin O’Malley in 2007, has begun to ...

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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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Interior secretary to make wind power announcement Tuesday

BALTIMORE — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is announcing an initiative designed to speed up wind energy projects along the Atlantic coast. Salazar is scheduled to appear at Fort McHenry in Baltimore on Tuesday with Gov. Martin O’Malley and Jim Lanard, ...

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