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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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Piece of World Trade Center welcomed to Baltimore in November

On November 23, 2010, Gov. Martin O'Malley, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, police officers, firefighters and members of the Maryland 9/11 Memorial Advisory Committee welcomed a piece of the World Trade Center to Baltimore. Plans to make that piece into a memorial to sit in front of Baltimore's World Trade Center are to be revealed Wednesday afternoon.

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National Anthem draft leaves Baltimore home for 1st time

The original manuscript of “The Star-Spangled Banner” written by Francis Scott Key is leaving Baltimore for the first time in nearly 200 years for an event in Annapolis. The document will be moved from its home at the Maryland Historical ...

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O’Malley, Rawlings-Blake welcome piece of World Trade Center to Baltimore

Gov. Martin O'Malley, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, firefighters, police and members of the Maryland 9/11 Memorial Advisory Committee met Tuesday to welcome a piece of the World Trade Center to Baltimore. The 4,000 pound piece will soon be made into a memorial honoring those who died in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

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