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The Havre de Grace Colored School Foundation is stewarding the structure and stories of the Havre de Grace Colored School and working to create new museum and cultural center. The Heritage Fund supported the organization’s efforts to gather important first-hand oral histories of African American students of the school from the 1930s to the 1950s.

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Since 1986, Americans have been celebrating the life, work, and impact of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a federal holiday. More recently, it’s become more than a day off, but a day on — the National MLK Day of Service.

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On a cold day in Annapolis, Maryland on December 23, 1783, to the surprise of the world, General George Washington, the victor of the revolution, resigned his military commission.

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12/17/2019
By Preservation Maryland

National Maple Syrup Day in Maryland

Did you know that Tuesday, December 17, 2019 is National Maple Syrup Day? When you think of the sweet, golden liquid we know as maple syrup, you probably think of Canada or New England. But did you know that Maryland has its own maple syrup tradition, too?

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