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A Tidewater Tradition, Painting by Harry Lloyd Jaecks
Among the events youll find in 8 Days a Week is the Nov. 22 opening at Annapolis Marine Art Gallery of the Brinton-Jaecks family show of two generations of artists: wildlife carver Earl and decorator Mary Brinton and painters Jean Brinton Jaecks and Harry Lloyd Jaecks. Here, Harry Lloyd Jaecks oil painting of the skipjack Ruby G. Ford.
Who Are the Piscataway? Not Our Indians, Maryland Says
by Sara Ebenreck
When Captain John Smith drew his Chesapeake map in 1612, he named native villages spread through Chesapeake Country, including Piscataway villages. But as colonists took root, the Indians disbursed. Three bands of Piscataway have returned to their native land, but reclaiming their identity has them jumping hurdles.
Check out the updated Archives featuring stories from 1993, 1995 & 1997!
- Happy Birthday, Howard
Maryland momentum goes to Dean for president
- On the Eastern Shore in Grasonville, the first statewide monument honoring watermen is dedicated, a bronze sculpture by artist Tilghman Hemsley
- In Florida, Anne Arundel countian Joe Browder, of Fairhaven, honored as a founder of Biscayne National Park on its 35th anniversary
- In Santa Monica, Robert Redford deplores todays environmental laxity while dedicating a very green building bearing his name
- This weeks Creature Feature: In Hong Kong, a real-life crocodile hunter from Australia hunts a really big crocodile. Will he catch it
or it catch him?
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