MARYLAND: The Unflagged Pole

Dr. Herbert Huebener Beck of Lancaster, Pa. is a man who can take an active interest at the drop of an oriole's egg, a pine cone or a test tube. At 71 he is president of the Lancaster County Historical Society, belongs to the American Chemical Society, the American Ornithologists Union and the Pennsylvania Forestry Association. He is also custodian of the Audubon Society's sanctuary for bald eagles on Mount Johnson Island in the lower Susquehanna River.

Last December he developed a new interest: Maryland's ancient, star-shaped Fort McHenry, which in 1814 was...

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