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Since 2002, ----Your Maryland---- hosted by Ric Cottom, has presented little-known human interest stories from Maryland's past. Beginning with accused witches and the murderous career of John Dandy in the earliest days of the colony, through Morgan State's fabled ----Ten Bears---- in the 1970's, the show covers nearly four centuries of heroes, scoundrels, floods, fires, riots, plots, athletes (two-and four-legged), beautiful spies, brilliant writers, misunderstood pirates, and ghosts. All of that color, suspense, and humor is part of your Maryland.

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Since 2002, ----Your Maryland---- hosted by Ric Cottom, has presented little-known human interest stories from Maryland's past. Beginning with accused witches and the murderous career of John Dandy in the earliest days of the colony, through Morgan State's fabled ----Ten Bears---- in the 1970's, the show covers nearly four centuries of heroes, scoundrels, floods, fires, riots, plots, athletes (two-and four-legged), beautiful spies, brilliant writers, misunderstood pirates, and ghosts. All of that color, suspense, and humor is part of your Maryland.

    "The Cavalier's Ball"

    "The Cavalier's Ball"

    In September 1862, the Confederate Cavalry arrived in Urbana, Maryland, and though Federal troops were on their heels, they decided to hold a ball to celebrate. 

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    "Moses"

    "Moses"

    Between 1851 and 1860, Harriet Tubman freed a reported thousand slaves from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. 

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    Wild Rose, Part Two

    Wild Rose, Part Two

    During the Civil War, Montgomery County, Maryland native Rose O'Neal Greenhow worked as a spy for the Confederacy, sharing important military intelligence with fellow Southern sympathizers in Washington, DC. Part two of our story. 

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    Wild Rose, part one

    Wild Rose, part one

    During the Civil War, Montgomery County, Maryland native Rose O'Neal Greenhow worked as a spy for the Confederacy, sharing important military intelligence with fellow Southern sympathizers in Washington, DC.

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    Jimmie Foxx

    Jimmie Foxx

    Baseball phenom Jimmie Foxx got his start playing with the Easton Farmers in Queen Anne's County before breaking into the big leagues in the late 1920s with Connie Mack in Philadelphia. 

    photo: University of Miami baseball coach Jimmie Foxx with FSU coach Danny Litwhiler in Tallahassee, Florida credit: State Library and Archives of Florida/Flickr/Creative Commons

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    "Preakness Stakes of 1909"

    "Preakness Stakes of 1909"

    After moving to New York in 1890, the Preakness Stakes made its triumphant return to Pimlico in 1909.

    (photo credit Ryan Dickey/Flickr/Creative Commons) 

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