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Ready for "The Greatest Show"

Ready for "The Greatest Show"

New executive director Ann Bennett and her husband, Robert, plan to appear in black tie attire at the Laurel Historical Society’s “Greatest Show on Earth" — this year’s annual fundraising gala being held Saturday evening at the DoubleTree by Hilton.

Bennett, who lives in Russett, began work at the Laurel Museum the first of April, bringing decades of cultural resource management experience and a passion for artifacts and archeology to the Old Town landmark.

A University of Pittsburgh graduate who holds an MA in historical archaeology from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, she also teaches anthropology and sociology at Cecil College and is active in local and...