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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...
The Hartford CourantThe plan was a good one. I would drive out to Plymouth and hike a place called Peat Swamp Woods and explore the ruins of an old carriage factory. Then I discovered Plymouth's historic Main Street, so I took a few detours into the past before heading into...
Tags: Manchester, Terryville, Wetlands, War of 1812
Living history interpreter Raleigh Boaze will speak to the Sharpsburg Historical Society at Sharpsburg Town Hall Tuesday, March 12. Boaze will appear in the persona of a backwoodsman dressed in period clothing and carrying the weapons and...
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At a pivotal point in history, the deputy postmaster for all the American colonies arrived in Bethlehem because of a grave threat to Pennsylvania, where the French and their Indian allies were winning the French and Indian War. If emergency defensive...
The weekend of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, they came from North Dakota, Texas, Massachusetts, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Nebraska, which had the largest contingency, and met with an equal number from Maryland to...
The annual meeting of the Washington County Historical Society in January 1967 featured a presentation on the Mason-Dixon Line, which described he hardships experienced by the surveyors as they passed through the mountainous portions of the terrain and...
By Linda Irvin-Craig Special to The Herald-Mail For the first 55 years of the existence of the Washington County Historical Society, the group had no home and functioned under nomadic conditions. Early meetings were held in the Washington County...
Blogging with Bill WhiteI'm still swamped, so my list today is somewhat truncated. I figured I'd let you guys do the work. My question is: Who are the best duos in historical fiction? I read a lot of the stuff, so I'll offer......
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.orgTraders pulled primitive carts full of wares across fields in the cool morning air. Servants used long sticks to stir stew in sturdy black pots, and a town crier announced an auction to take place after noon. The wistful tunes of a fife sailed in the...
The Continuing Education and Business Services Division at Hagerstown Community College is offering several cultural and historical day trips this spring. “Spies of Washington and the International Spy Museum” will take participants to...
Spring arts and craft show Arts and crafts vendors will sell handcrafted furniture and primitives, scroll saw wooden pieces, silk flower arrangements, Bolivian textiles, oil paintings and more. Several authors will sign and sell copies of their books....
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