Unglesbee proposed at Hampstead’s March 12 meeting to restore the cemetery where the town’s founding family is buried. He said it would help residents take pride in their community and Councilman Wayne Thomas noted historical attractions are important for education. They can also bring in tourists.
Hampstead Councilman David Unglesbee has submitted an application to the State’s Department of Planning’s Historical Trust to commemorate U.S. President Calvin Coolidge stopping at the Hampstead Train Station — a relic of the town’s rich railroad past.
In preparation of a county-mandated community input meeting Dec. 20 for a proposed infill development in Catonsville, a group of about 30 residents from the Ingleside neighborhood met informally on Thursday with developers to ask questions and voice concerns.
Preservation Maryland is also concerned demolishing buildings in Ellicott City could lead to the town’s removal from the National Register of Historic Places, thereby limiting tax credits and other incentives available for the community.
The Union Mills Homestead will soon be able to do a comprehensive repair of its leaking Shriver Grist Mill flume with a grant from the Maryland Historical Trust. The $96,000 grant was officially awarded to the homestead at a meeting in Easton Tuesday afternoon under the Historic Preservation...
Two historic sites in Anne Arundel County, the Hammond-Harwood house in Annapolis and the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, will each receive state-funded grants of $100,000 to help with preservation efforts.
Saints Stephen and James Evangelical Lutheran Church, which has operated in one form or another at the corner of Hanover and Hamburg streets in South Baltimore for 166 years, will hold its final service Sunday.
Lodge 175 has until the end of the year to raise $25,000 to finance needed repairs or lose the insurance. If it can’t, the building will be put it up for sale, and generations of Kingsville-Upper Falls history will come to an end.
Towson High advocate group "New in '22" met with county officials in March to discuss the process for taking the school off the historic landmark list, making it easier to renovate and expand the building.
Bel Air town officials seemed to have reached a consensus they don’t want the popular Armory on Main Street to leave town ownership, but they are less certain about how much control they want to give up over the building’s future management.
Havre de Grace Mayor Bill Martin sent out a news release earlier this week touting his selection as Harford County’s “Best Elected Official” for 2017 in Harford Magazine’s 2017 Best of Harford readers’ poll.
What Bel Air town officials say will be the last phase of construction for the Armory Marketplace project is expected to get underway this spring. The Board of Town Commissioners recently approved a contract to renovate the last two of the five former garage spaces.
The City of Havre de Grace announced today the Havre de Grace Cultural Center at the Opera House received a Maryland Preservation Award for Project Excellence: Community Impact from the Maryland Historical Trust at the 43rd Maryland Preservation Awards ceremony held in Annapolis Feb. 1.
The Howard County Historical Society’s 41st annual Holiday House tour will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10, starting in the parking lot of Centennial High School, 4300 Centennial Lane, Ellicott City.
The Maryland Historical Trust has concluded that Baltimore officials didn’t have the legal authority to remove three monuments to the Confederacy and, while acknowledging it doesn’t plan to, the state agency reserved the right to order the city to put them back.