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Roaming the streets that encircle Pimlico Race Course, I discovered so many places that I had trouble going back to the same locale twice. Outer Northwest Baltimore is a fascinating, at times geographically bewildering, place. When the Maryland Jockey...
Last week we asked our readers to tell us some of their stories and memories of the old B&O railroad station on West Bel Air Avenue in Aberdeen. Replies have come from old and young. Some are second-hand stories remembered from parents, fellow workers and...
Charles T. Mahan Jr., who spent 75 years painstakingly documenting the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad — better known as the Ma & Pa — that zig-zagged across Maryland from Baltimore to York, Pa., died Friday of kidney failure at Oak Crest...
Tags: Transportation, Parkville, Towson, Baltimore County
Nowadays, the "bink" of metal softball bats from the softball diamond is about the loudest noise heard near American Legion Post 60 in Laurel. But it wasn't always that way. Around 150 years ago, it was commonplace for residents to hear the "boom"...
How we do value B&O Railroad memorabilia at the Aberdeen Room Museum? The rich history connected to that railroad and station in Aberdeen is so valuable when we trace the development of the community. When Shirley Graves called and asked if we would be...
Westminster resident Jack Norris had a long, full 50-year career as a business owner in the sales industry. He is the father of two and grandfather of five. But when he talks about what's closest to his heart, you quickly realize that nothing has ever...
The sixth annual Daffodil Days celebration at Whipps Cemetery Garden is coming up on Saturday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The garden is at 3651 St. John's Lane. The event features a special sale of daffodils, hyacinths, tulips and bluebells....
President Barack Obama's designation Monday of a new national monument to Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery on a Dorchester County plantation in 1849, then helped guide scores of other slaves to freedom in the North during the decade before the Civil...
Homes, offices and shops would sprout around Baltimore's Penn Station under a preliminary plan developed for Amtrak for the midtown site. The national passenger railroad tapped Beatty Development, the Baltimore-based developer responsible for Harbor...
Herbert Christian Forrester Jr., a retired railroad vice president, died of coronary artery disease Thursday at Mays Chapel Ridge Assisted Living. The former Cockeysville resident was 88. Born in Baltimore and raised in Windsor Hills, he was the son of...
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman's struggle to help roughly 70 slaves escape to freedom using the Underground Railroad was remembered on Saturday at the groundbreaking of a Maryland state park in her honor. An escaped slave herself, Tubman toiled in bondage...
The family of a 28-year-old man found fatally stabbed Friday behind a railroad car in Southwest Baltimore said they're struggling to understand why someone would take his life. LaConte Mitchell, who worked security at Spring Grove Hospital Center, had...
May 17, 2013 |Column| Baltimore Sun
May 15, 2013 |Story| Patuxent Homestead
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