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email@example.comThe clothes Abraham Lincoln wore to Ford’s Theater, the flag on Iwo Jima, Stonewall Jackson’s uniform, pre-Columbian textiles and hundreds more artifacts like them have been spread across tables in a small shop in Ranson. Textile Preservation...
I am constantly amazed between what I think people know and what they actually know. This reality manifests itself in many ways. Just the other day I heard a radio trivia contest and the question was in what city is Independence Hall? The answer given was...
1. Older students’ art goes on display Artwork by Washington County Public School middle and high school students will be on display Saturday, May 11, through Sunday, May 26. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-...
“Interesting story about the city and the utilities, the water and sewer. I cannot believe they let 402 people go without paying and then finally they levied down on them, and 218 paid up. That is irresponsible for anybody that can’t pay a...
Since I’ve been writing this column — more than two years now — I’ve wanted to write about West Virginia. You see, as much as I love Maryland and the Hagerstown/Washington County area, I’m still a West Virginian at heart. I...
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"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...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA boom bellowed and black smoke poured from the barrel’s mouth, but the caliber of sound the cannon made was only narrowly louder than the subsequent shrieks and gasps from the 12-and-younger crowd on Saturday at Antietam National Battlefield....
“I just can’t understand the Hagerstown City Council. They say they need more money to operate, but they just keep on spending the taxpayers’ money and then talk about raising taxes. This mayor and council is the worst that I can recall,...
email@example.comThe sale of the 200-year-old Boydville estate in Martinsburg, once spared from burning by direct order of Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War, has been finalized, the Berkeley County Farmland Protection Board announced Friday. The ownership of the...
The three newest members of Boy Scout Troop 412 - Sean Maguire, Brendan Heisler and Joshua Macias - recently participated in the Easter egg roll at the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 1. They represented their troop and the Mason-Dixon Council...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgMany who have not studied West Virginia history believe it became a state in the middle of the Civil War because the people who lived in western Virginia objected to Virginia’s vote to secede from the Union. True for some, but the schism between...
There was “Crazy Betsy,” a Richmond, Va., woman who pulled off her job as a successful Union spy by acting like an insane woman whom no one would ever get close to. Or the story about “Old Abe,” an Eagle that was a mascot for the...
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