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06/14/2022
By Preservation Maryland

Maryland: Where Inspiration Was Sewn

On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution stating that “the flag of the United States be 13 stripes, alternate red and white,” and that “the union be 13 stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.” More than 100 years later, in 1916, President Wilson officially established June 14 as National Flag Day.

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06/10/2022
By Preservation Maryland

Maryland Towns with Unusual Names: Accident

Next up on our feature of “Maryland Towns with Unusual Names” is Accident, Md. Located in Garrett County, in the plateau region of the Appalachian Mountains, this town has a unique history. Visitors to the town can go to the James Drane House or one of the town’s numerous parks, like the Marjorie Fratz Memorial Park. Are you an Accident native? Then you’d be known as an “Accidental.” 

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Memorial Day, the day Americans set aside to remember those who fell in the service of the nation, is a day filled with parades, speeches and moving remembrances of the loved and lost.

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