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Lots of folks love to quote the Constitution. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. The document outlines the structure of our central government and frames the principle of federalism. Federalism is simply a political system that binds a...
“Remember when our president says ‘transparency’? I hear today, you know, he had his speech today, and one guy asked him about, what about the coverup in Benghazi, and he says ‘I’m not aware of it.’ And then the...
The Museum Ramble, a self-guided tour including 24 museums and historic sites from Clear Spring to Smithsburg, will be Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5. Some museums will be open only one day. A printed guide and map to participating sites are...
firstname.lastname@example.orgRevolutionary War Major Gen. Adam Stephen, Martinsburg’s founder, was a rival of George Washington’s in Virginia politics before he was removed from his post in the Army, his biographer said Tuesday. Stephen’s dismissal after the...
"Rediscover America 1976 Bicentennial Celebration, United States of America-Washington County, Maryland, 1776-1976" was the full name of an event that would involve most of the members of the Washington County Historical Society and the community, as a...
Early after the first of this year, I wrote a column concerning interesting facts about our presidents, and I promised to write more. That column and this one — and possibly some future ones — are based on a book by Cormac O’Brien titled...
What do we really believe? To the editor: Watching the events of the last couple of months unfold, I have to ask the question: What do we really believe? We all watched as the Newtown shootings unfolded. Days after, we saw the funerals and the tears...
Next on the calendar of fundraiser events for the Ebenezer AME Women’s Day is a soup-to-go sale Saturday, starting at 11 a.m. The soups will be chicken corn, chicken noodle, bean, vegetable and chili. The soup sale will be at Ebenezer AME...
email@example.comAn open house celebration commemorating completion of a $300,000 restoration project plus the movement of 264 acres into permanent farmland protection status will be held Sunday at the Claymont Society’s main mansion from noon to 2 p.m. The 34-...
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I have been reading Cormac O’Brien’s book, “Secret lives of the U.S. Presidents.” What a hoot! As O’Brien states in the subtitle, the book is truly, “What your teachers never told you about the men of the White House.&...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe American Civil War has been very good for a Charles Town author who, in the last six years, has been researching the area’s history for material for historical novels based on real people and real situations connected with that conflict. Bob...
Several folks have told me they liked some of the columns where I blended retrospective events with a current topic. I wrote three columns about the topic of leadership and used historical stories and events from the Civil War era to emphasis specific...
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