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‘Star-Spangled Banner’ lyrics back home at Maryland Historical Society

The original handwritten manuscript of the ‘Star-Spangled Banner” lyrics, written by Francis Scott Key, is back home at the Maryland Historical Society, after being displayed at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History from Flag Day, June 14, through July 6.

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Maryland Historic Horse Trail unveiled

The Maryland Horse Industry Board has unveiled the first Maryland Historic Horse Trail, a self-guided “Horses at the Beach” driving tour that includes 11 sites steeped in equine and Maryland history in Worcester and the southern part of Wicomico counties.

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With economy down, state’s tourism went up


But since 2007, Maryland's visitor count has grown by a third — an additional 9 million or so people — and its share of the United States travel market grew by 13 percent.

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High-end hotels reach extravagantly higher

Private elevators, personal shopping assistants, six-bedroom suites with their own postal codes. Even helipads. This is what the super-rich have come to expect from hotels.

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