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Maryland Historical Trust

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  • Aberdeen: Aberdeen Room's 25th anniversary continues

    We continue with the story of the Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum's 25 years: The nine years at the 58 N. Parke St. location were very rewarding ones. The volunteers received more and more donations of historical items, and conducted more and more...
  • State considers removing Patapsco River dam

    State considers removing Patapsco River dam
    Fish making the spring spawning run from the Chesapeake Bay upstream into the Patapsco River swim about 11 miles of cool, shallow, flowing water before hitting a concrete wall nearly three stories high: the Bloede Dam. The wildlife obstacle and human...
  • Reopening of Market House may be delayed

    Reopening of Market House may be delayed
    The reopening of Annapolis' Market House, set for October, is likely to be delayed. "It may not be Oct. 1, so I may be walking the plank after all," said Mayor Joshua Cohen. He had vowed to take a plunge into the harbor if the historic building at City...
  • Preservation group working to restore historic Cape St. Claire house

    Preservation group working to restore historic Cape St. Claire house
    In a few months, a historic house on a hill in Cape St. Claire will sport a new roof to go with its new paint job and the garden beside it, the latest moves to save a piece of the county's past. The goal is to bring back into use a vacant, dilapidated...
  • West Side apartment tower proposal sent to mayor

    West Side apartment tower proposal sent to mayor
    Developers have proposed building a $19 million apartment tower in an area slated for revitalization on downtown's west side that would include 92 affordable and market-rate rentals but would require city and state tax subsidies. The board of the...
  • Court of Appeals dismisses Angelos' Superblock lawsuit

    Maryland's highest court has cleared the way for the city to move forward with its plans for the long-delayed $152 million Superblock project. The Maryland Court of Appeals dismissed Friday a lawsuit by Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos that challenged the...
  • Author to Speak at HCC

    The Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College will welcome Dr. Alan Taylor on April 8 as part of the College's commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. Taylor will offer a public lecture at the Chesapeake Center at 10 a.m. His talk,...
  • Warfield cottage nets state tax credits for renovation

    A project to renovate a building in the Warfield Cultural and Commerce Center, in Sykesville, has been awarded $246,619 in state tax credits in Maryland's Sustainable Communities Tax Credit program. This week Gov. Martin O'Malley announced that five...
  • Karen Lewand, preservationist

    Karen Lewand, preservationist
    Karen Lewand, a preservationist and educator who launched a series of walking tours while establishing programs for children to learn about architecture, died of cancer Dec. 20 at her home in the Radnor-Winston section of North Baltimore. She was 67....
  • Balto. Co. bill would protect Middle River Depot development in zoning fight

    It would be easier to redevelop large, historic manufacturing sites in Baltimore County under legislation approved Monday by the County Council. Under the bill, tracts of land 40 acres or larger that are zoned for heavy manufacturing and include...
  • Historic Burleigh Cottage sells for $1.1 million

    Historic Burleigh Cottage sells for $1.1 million
    Burleigh Cottage, an historic Howard County house whose origins go back to the late 1700s, sold in October for $1.1 million. The house at 10250 Burleigh Cottage Lane in Ellicott City started out as a log cabin used as a hunting retreat. Additions were...
  • Bel Air receives $175,000 state grant for armory garages 'marketplace' project

    Bel Air receives $175,000 state grant for armory garages 'marketplace' project
    The Town of Bel Air has been awarded a $175,000 state Community Legacy Program grant to be used for the installation of infrastructure in the 1950s-era cinder block garages at the rear of the Bel Air Reckord Armory on Main Street. The town plans to...