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President’s Day

I couldn’t think of a more suitable image to represent President’s Day than one of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. The actual origin of the holiday dates back to 1885 when it was officially established to recognize George Washington’s birthday … Continue reading

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Roses are Red…..Violets are Blue…..

There are many different stories as to how Valentine’s Day came about. The first theory is based on Christianity and the Catholic Church is about a priest known as Valentine during the reign of Emperor Claudius II. Claudius had decided … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day or Candlemas Day???

Everyone knows about Punxsutawney Phil but did you know the history behind the tradition of Groundhog Day. It’s roots were derived from the ancient Christian tradition of Candlemas Day, when clergy would distribute blessed candles to families at the beginning … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

Halloween goes back far into history.  This celebration dates back to the Celtic festival of Samhain.  Though was celebrated on November the first as a marking to the end of summer and harvest to the beginning of darkness and the … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

 Wishing You A Happy Labor Day Weekend From Your Humberson Homes Team!! Through the years the nation gave increasing emphasis to Labor Day. The first governmental recognition came through municipal ordinances passed during 1885 and 1886. From these, a movement … Continue reading

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It’s Fair Time!!!

It’s that time of year again for the Garrett County, MD Agriculture Fair! This is a great time for all family and friends to get out and enjoy the local vendors, crafters, and farmers of our County.  Not to mention … Continue reading

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Happy 4th

It’s the 4th of July weekend here in Garrett County.  Thursday July 3rd at dusk Broad ford Lake Park will be holding their annual fireworks display.  Then on Friday July 4th at dusk Deep Creek Lake will be holding their Fire on … Continue reading

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McHenry MD Highland Festival

2014 marks the 27th annual McHenry Highland Festival.  This festival supplies the traditions of Highland music, games, and dance.  You can visit the different Clan tents and shop with the Celtic vendors.  This is a celebration for all ages to … Continue reading

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HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY! From Our Humberson Homes Team: We salute to our soldiers!  

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Happy (Chinese) New Year!

Today, February 1, 2014, is the first day of the Chinese New Year 2014, the year of the Wood Horse. Unlike in the US and Europe where we celebrate for only one evening, the celebrations for the New Year go on until … Continue reading

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