University of Delaware

Historical Society begins search for new executive director [Old Town Laurel]

Ten years ago, Lindsey Baker was a graduate student completing a master’s degree at the University of Delaware and wanted to work at a small museum somewhere in the Baltimore-Washington region.

She saw a job posting for executive director of the Laurel Historical Society, which seemed like the perfect fit, so she applied. Baker was hired, started in June 2008 and just completed a nearly decade-long tenure running the day-to-day operations of a group dedicated to preserving Laurel’s history. She began a new job as executive director of the Patapsco Heritage Greenway on Jan. 15.

“It was great working with a wonderful group of...