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Tag Archives: President Abraham Lincoln

Presidential historian Landau gets 7 years prison for rare document theft

A presidential memorabilia collector who has acknowledged stealing thousands of rare and valuable documents from historical societies and archives nationwide was sentenced Wednesday to 7 years in prison. Barry Landau was caught stealing documents from the Maryland Historical Society in ...

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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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