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Maryland Historical Trust

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  • Archaeologists seek Civil War camp

    Archaeologists seek Civil War camp
    Volunteer archaeologists are descending on leafy Lafayette Square in West Baltimore this weekend in an effort to uncover relics from Camp Hoffman, a Union army encampment that stood there during the Civil War. Just hours into the project Friday, while...
  • Shady Side schools exhibit shows student life, segregation

    Shady Side schools exhibit shows student life, segregation
    Carmelia Hicks' favorite grade-school teacher, Julia T. Smith, was a kindly human being, but she kept a thick paddle in her desk drawer and was never afraid to use it. The way Hicks remembers it, Miss Smith had plenty of backup. "If you acted up, she...
  • Operators alter Senator plans in order to add three new screens

    Operators alter Senator plans in order to add three new screens
    The Senator Theatre's operators want to scrap plans for a small-plate restaurant and add more screens to the neighborhood theater that has become "Baltimore's movie palace." James "Buzz" Cusack and Kathleen Cusack announced their new layout at a public...
  • Preservation will revitalize Baltimore's West Side

    Preservation will revitalize Baltimore's West Side
    As confirmed by a recent report of the Urban Land Institute, the historic and architectural significance and integrity of Baltimore City's West Side is its greatest asset and key to successful and sustainable revitalization. A preservation-based...
  • Sheer beauty

    Sheer beauty
    It shimmers and glistens by day, reflecting the sun's brilliant rays. When night falls, beams of moonlight illuminate its crystal-like walls. The landmark 'Glass House' overlooking the Magothy River in Anne Arundel County is an architectural gem that...
  • 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...
  • 1750s-era Howard Lodge nominated for U.S. historic register

    1750s-era Howard Lodge nominated for U.S. historic register
    A private residence near Sykesville that predates the Revolutionary War is the latest structure in Howard County to be recommended for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Howard Lodge, a 21/2 -story brick house built about 1750, was...
  • Anneslie residents celebrate neighborhood's march into history

    And then there were three. The community of Anneslie has received unanimous support from the Baltimore County Landmarks Preservation Commission to join Stoneleigh and Rodgers Forge as Towson neighborhoods on the National Register of Historic Places,...
  • Historic tax credits promote smart development

    Jacques Kelly's article about the rebirth of Union Mill did a superb job of recognizing the innovative program that has driven Seawall Development's reuse of the historic property ("New tricks: Redone factory now homes," Nov. 23). This model project is...
  • 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...
  • Tax credit to speed Senator Theatre renovations

    Tax credit to speed Senator Theatre renovations
    If James "Buzz" Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Lyon, have their way, they'll be cutting ribbons by Christmas for a restored Senator Theatre that will preserve the original cinema and add three screens and a small restaurant. Gov. Martin O'Malley...
  • Old Towson Jail rehabilitation project honored by historical trust

    Old Towson Jail rehabilitation project honored by historical trust
    The rehabilitation of the Old Towson Jail into an office building was honored by the Maryland Historical Trust last week as part of the organization's 2012 Maryland Preservation Awards The rehabilitation of the historic jail, now known as Bosley Hall,...