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A History Lover's Itinerary

Given Maryland’s nearly 400 years of history – it became a colony in 1632 and a state in 1788 – you could easily spend a month in the state and visit a different historic site, museum, or attraction every day. But if you’re big on history and short on time, just a few days spent in and around…

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Margaret Crowner's Cook Shop, Galesville's Gathering Place

The Cook Shop The year is 1941. Picture yourself seated at a long table in a lively two-room restaurant, surrounded by friends and fellow workers. The red checkered tablecloth in the longer room is set with a small flower vase and well-loved dishware. A jukebox and lunch counter fill one end of…

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Hearth and Home at Hammond-Harwood House

A glimpse of the rear entrance to Hammond-Harwood House and it's gardens. Photo courtesy of Hammond-Harwood House. To be sure, early Americans in previous centuries weren’t shopping online or pinning their favorite interiors and furnishings to their Pinterest boards. And of course, back in the time…

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Celebrating Black History Month in Annapolis

Maryland is rich with history and has played home to a host of defining moments for our country. Annapolis is no different; you can find bits of history on almost every block. Maryland has been the setting for groundbreaking abolitionists and heroes of the Underground Railroad, to artists and…

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