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To celebrate and highlight the contributions of UMD to the fields of architecture, planning and preservation in Maryland, the program will host a “MAPP of the Future: A Research and Creative Practice Symposium” on Friday, April 13, 2018.

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04/03/2018
By Preservation Maryland

The Flag House: Birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner

The flag that inspired America’s national anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner, was sewn in a small brick house in Baltimore Cityand that building still stands.

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Get your Maryland flag hoodies, socks, scarves, and sunglasses on! Maryland Day is celebrated this weekend! Read the brief history of the Old Line State here to impress your friends:

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In the 1930s, Maryland’s State Road Commission hired a photography company to document bridge construction projects. Those photos survive and were converted into an interactive map by the Maryland Department of Transportation – and we’ve curated a great tour of some of the most historic and interesting.

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