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On July 6th chicken lovers across the country recognize National Fried Chicken Day. In Maryland, Maryland Chicken or Chicken a la Maryland is one of the most famous historic dishes from the Old Line State. Essential to any summer picnic, we present the history of Maryland Fried Chicken.

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B-26 of the 599 Bomb Squadron with D-Day invasion stripes. Photo from U.S. Army.

06/06/2022
By Nicholas A. Redding

Baltimore-Built Bombers Cleared the Way for D-Day

On June 6, 1944 the free men of the world marched on fortress Europe in a dramatic effort aimed at setting free those suffering under Nazi tyranny. 

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Once upon a time, in 1955 to be exact, the Enchanted Forest, a nursey rhyme-themed amusement park, opened in Ellicott City, Maryland. The park was owned by the Harrison family, but the magical pieces – like Willie the Whale, the Old Woman’s Shoe, and Cinderella’s Pumpkin Coach – were fabricated by Howard Adler and his team at Adler Display in Baltimore.

Today we’re talking with Howard’s son Ron Adler – who currently serves as president of the local family business – about his father’s legacy and his other iconic creations that live on across the state of Maryland.

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