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Elkton Again Saved from the British Torch

It was a warm summer evening along Little Elk Creek when the silence of that evening was broken: first by the sound of paddles, slapping the water, followed by the shouts of “fire” and the crack of muskets and rifles. … Continue reading

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The Battle of Elk Landing Revisited

Last April, the Historic Elk Landing Foundation observed and celebrated the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Elk Landing when British Marines advanced on Elk Landing in an attempt to take the fort by force. Thanks to the efforts of … Continue reading

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Camp Followers at Elk Landing

This Saturday, this Memorial Day weekend, the Historic Elk Landing Foundation will sponsor another unique look at military life, this time in the American Revolutionary War.  We all know about General George Washington, and Britain’s Generals Howe and Cornwallis, but how … Continue reading

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Thank You!

The guns are silent.  The actors’ lines have been delivered.  The grill is put away.  Only the memories and the history remain.  The Battle of Elk Landing: A Bicentennial Celebration is concluded.  Thanks to everyone who participated in and supported … Continue reading

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The Historic Elk Landing Foundation Presents…

The Battle of Elk Landing: A Bicentennial Celebration Living History Theatre!   Friday April 26th 6 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. (Candle Light) Saturday April 27th 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.   Meet:  Mary Hollingsworth, the matriarch of the Hollingsworth family, … Continue reading

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Terrorism: Then and Now

Terrorism was not born yesterday in Boston, nor was it born at Newtown, Aurora, or Oklahoma City.  It wasn’t even born on September 11th, 2001.  Terrorism has been around and utilized by many different peoples around the world over the … Continue reading

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The Battle of Elk Landing: A Bicentennial Celebration

Friday April 26th 6 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Saturday April 27th 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Friday evening, April 26th, step back in time and walk amongst the Cecil Militia units that manned Fort Hollingsworth on the eve of … Continue reading

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