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In Howard County, a big flap over what’s tied to the flagpole

February 8, 2024

Quick, describe your local flag. Can’t do it, can you? Oh, Marylanders certainly know their state flag. Like it or not, that flag, with its centuries-old gold-and-black and red-and-white heraldic banners from the Calvert and Crossland families (first combined into a unified coat of arms by Cecil Calvert in the 17th century) stands out in a crowd. None of those difficult-to-tell-apart flags featuring nondescript state seals or local animals (crab silhouette?) floating in a sea of white for the Old Line State.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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