Traditional guidelines call for displaying the flag in public only from sunrise to sunset. However, the flag may be displayed at all times if it’s illuminated during darkness. The flag should not be subject to weather damage, so it should not be displayed during rain, snow and wind storms un…
National Memorial Day Concert
Maryland Public Television’s public event saluting the region’s Vietnam veterans, LZ Maryland, will feature a variety of music and entertainment acts from the Vietnam era during its two-day run on June 18-19 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium.
The building and grounds have come a long way since 2010 when Norman Saunders led a visitor around the site of what would become the Maryland Veterans Memorial Museum at Patriot Park in Newburg.
Pvt. Francis Leo Downs of Leonardtown was in a flimsy canvas boat crossing the Waal River in Nijmegen, Holland when he was killed by German artillery fire.
Anyone who has been to the Calvert County Circuit Courthouse in Prince Frederick has walked by the World War I monument in front of the door. Now, Joyce Stinnett Baki is researching the names of all 18 men memorialized on the statue.
Albert Eugene Hayden, who was killed in the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, has finally returned to his native St. Mary’s County for burial.
On Memorial Day Following the Stars and Stripes Festival, the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 will host a Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 30, at Veterans Memorial Park in Chesapeake Beach. After the ceremony, an open house will be held at the post in Chesapeake Beach…