National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom adds four Maryland sites

With the collaboration of historians and state agencies, four new locations have been added to the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom bringing Maryland’s total to over 90 designated listings.

Museum uses oysters to highlight Annapolis, Chesapeake Bay history

When it comes to learning about Maryland’s seafood history past and present, there’s a little known museum in Annapolis where visitors can find out all about it through some hands experiences.

It may be February, but it’s Christmas at the White House Historical Association

WASHINGTON— It’s February, but the White House Historical Association is already gearing up for the Christmas season. The 38th official White House Christmas ornament was unveiled Monday by the association, continuing a long-standing tradition and instantly creating another collector’s item.…

Family finds time anew after over five decades running deli

Following the sale of historic Annapolis staple Chick & Ruth’s Delly and the Scotlaur Inn, former owners Ted and Beth Levitt are more than ready to take advantage of something they never thought they’d have: time.

Local woman searches for family’s stories of the Holocaust

Montgomery County resident Rachel Miller’s parents both survived the Holocaust but shared little about that time with their family. So Miller is going back through records at D.C.’s Holocaust Memorial Museum to learn their story

Oldest running duckpin bowling alley has its home in Baltimore and marks its 9th decade

Patterson Bowling is the oldest operating duckpin bowling alley in the country. Some say it’s like stepping back in time. In fact, the facility is marking 90 years of non-stop duckpin bowling.

Maryland’s Black History: Frederick Douglass

February is #BlackHistoryMonth and many influential African-Americans have called Maryland home, including Frederick Douglass.

Meet the men of the Women’s March

Women’s rights, environmental concerns, safety for immigrants, and LGBT equality brought out large numbers of men, despite the event’s name.

Historic WWII tower in Delaware prepares for renovation

Several local historical groups are working to restore one of the 11 World War II watchtowers that dot Delaware’s coast. The $2.1 million restoration project is currently underway at Tower 3 on Dewey Beach with the hope to open the landmark as a public museum within the next three years.

From history to haunted: Past events, lore can become today’s ghost stories

Sites of unfortunate accidents can turn into lore as tales are passed down through communities becoming modern ghost stories.