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Tag Archives: Tourism

Annual Lighthouse Challenge returns

If you’re up for a driving tour and scavenger hunt of sorts, the eighth annual Lighthouse Challenge can provide some good entertainment Sept. 17 and 18. Challenge rules are easy, and can be found on the Chesapeake Chapter of the ...

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September 11 changed everything – about air travel

Five-year-old Frank Allocco is 37,000 feet above America, face pressed against the window. “Cool,” he says to his 6-year-old sister. “Francesca, look.” It’s their first flight. They ignore a Harry Potter DVD and video games. Instead, there are rivers, mountains ...

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Underground railroad visitor center gets $8.5M in federal funding

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley on Tuesday announced the state has received an $8.5 million federal grant to build the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Dorchester County, the final grant needed to create the $21 million project. Construction ...

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Civil War history in Maryland increases tourism

SHARPSBURG — At Antietam National Battlefield this summer, park rangers from South Mountain State Battlefield are spreading the word about Maryland’s other Civil War battles. John Miller, park historian, and Mark Dudrow, seasonal ranger, dress as soldiers and display authentic ...

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