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EXPLORE MARYLAND DURING INTERNATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD MONTH
September 12, 2019

BALTIMORE, MD (September 12, 2019) – Earlier this month, Governor Larry Hogan proclaimed September as International Underground Railroad Month in Maryland. The designation recognizes the state as “The Most Powerful Underground Railroad Storytelling Destination in the World.”

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Maryland Announces 2019 Summer of Music Line-Up
May 06, 2019

BALTIMORE, MD (May 6, 2019) – As many cities and towns across the nation gear up for the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, Maryland’s own “Summer of Music” returns in 2019 with a range of traditional favorites to brand new festivals ready to hit some high notes. This tourism initiative aims to highlight Maryland’s diverse music scene over the summer months.

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"CHASE THE BLUE CRAB" WINS FIRST-EVER “CRAB TANK ON THE CHOPTANK” COMPETITION
November 16, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD (November 16, 2018) - Contestants felt the pinch from the judges known as the “Big Crabs” during the ultimate pitch competition, “Crab Tank on the Choptank.” “Crab Tank,” loosely based on the hit television show, “Shark Tank,” featured contestants presenting their tourism marketing campaign ideas to the crabs in the tank.

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Governor Larry Hogan Proclaims March as Maryland Wine Month
March 01, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD (March 1, 2018) – Governor Larry Hogan today issued a proclamation and offered an official toast at Red Red Wine Bar in Annapolis to kickoff Maryland Wine Month. Wineries across Maryland are joining together to host special events, offer unique culinary pairings, and participate in the Wine Month Challenge.

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FeBREWary to celebrate Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month
Governor Larry Hogan Proclaims “FeBREWary” as Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month
February 01, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD (February 1, 2018) –Governor Larry Hogan today issued a proclamation and offered an official toast in celebration of Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month. The kickoff, which was held at Federal House in Annapolis, MD, is the first of several across Maryland that will host special brew-themed events, launch new beers, and offer unique culinary pairings.

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