Archive for July, 2011

Click here to view interactive graphic. The opening early this year of the new Visitor and Education Center at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland, celebrated a coming home for Francis Scott Key in the birthplace of America’s national anthem. Key was the Maryland lawyer and amateur poet who penned “Defence of Fort McHenry,” a poem […]

On Sept. 5, 1995, sniper Kenneth Dean of the Ontario Provincial Police shot and killed Anthony O-Brien “Dudley” George during a police raid to remove native protesters from the Ipperwash Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada. The protesters wanted Camp Ipperwash, formerly known as Stony Point reserve, to be returned to the native people, the land’s […]