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Maryland Historical Trust

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  • Plan OK'd to raze UM president's house, build $7.2M home, event center

    A divided Board of Public Works gave wrecking crews the green light Wednesday to demolish the 55-year-old home of the president of the University of Maryland, College Park to make way for a $7.2 million building that will serve as a residence and a...
  • Saving a 'hidden treasure'

    Saving a 'hidden treasure'
    Decades after they joined the Girl Scouts, Kirsten Enzinger and Janet Brown still have fond memories of times they spent inside the giant tepee at Annapolis' Camp Woodlands. "It was the place for orientation, the place for meals, the place for meetings,"...
  • From fine dining to museum at Aberdeen B&O station; new farmer's market coming to city

    The old B&O Railroad Station will likely be turned into some type of museum, Aberdeen City Council members were told Monday night. At their regular meeting Monday night, the council got an update on the plan to rebuild the station and learned a city...
  • Wonderful life of longtime Elkridge resident Cecelia Nedzdel, 91, centered around prayer

    There is a house in Elkridge that the Maryland Historical Trust has deemed "one of the most interesting houses on the stretch of the old Washington Turnpike." The "Hobbes House" as it was called when it was built (ca. 1850), is one of only two or three...
  • Archaeological finds boost profile of Arundel's Pig Point

    Archaeological finds boost profile of Arundel's Pig Point
    Three years of digging at a prehistoric Indian site in Anne Arundel County has unearthed the oldest structures and human habitations in Maryland and is making this bluff above the Patuxent River one of the most important archaeological sites in the Mid-...
  • Senator Theatre's operators get OK on renovation

    Senator Theatre's operators get OK on renovation
    Operators of the Senator Theatre won approval from the city's historical preservation board Tuesday to renovate the North Baltimore landmark and expand it with three new screens and a wine bar. The city's Commission for Historical and Architectural...
  • State House's historic dome reveals secrets during restoration

    State House's historic dome reveals secrets during restoration
    It's brilliant and blustery atop the tallest building in Annapolis, a bank of white clouds scudding quickly across the sky. John Greenwalt Lee leans against a temporary railing, gazing down with fondness on the town he calls home. A few blocks to the...
  • Some want State House dome returned to multicolor scheme

    Some want State House dome returned to multicolor scheme
    Imagine driving into Annapolis along Rowe Boulevard or sailing into the city's harbor, glancing up toward the tiered State House dome, and seeing that it's colored not in the brick red and Colonial white you've known your entire life, but in lemon gold,...
  • After years of work, Anneslie could gain historic designation

    After years of preparation, Anneslie could join several other Towson neighborhoods, including Rodgers Forge and Stoneleigh, on the National Register of Historic Places. "It's certainly something we'll be very proud of," said Scott McGovern, president...
  • Long-sought Zekiah Fort likely found

    Long-sought Zekiah Fort likely found
    Archaeologists in Southern Maryland say they have solved a mystery that has baffled historians since at least the 1930s. They say they have found Zekiah Fort. The fort was established in 1680 by Gov. Charles Calvert, the third Lord Baltimore, for the...
  • Judge dismisses Angelos suit challenging the Superblock project

    A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit by Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos that challenged the city's plans for the long-delayed Superblock project. In the decision, signed last week but announced by the state on Tuesday, Judge John...
  • Sykesville association focuses on vitality of downtown area

    Sykesville association focuses on vitality of downtown area
    The new Sykesville Main Street Association, formed earlier this year, is setting an agenda for the fall that includes a report on its progress to date in promoting Sykesville's downtown area, as well as work to formalize future plans to draw statewide...