Maryland State Parks has created their Es Mi Parque program to better connect a large and growing number of Latino visitors to the cultural, recreational and historic resources of Maryland. In partnership, Preservation Maryland will produce a series of brief park histories in English and Spanish.
Did you know? That iconic blue jar of Noxzema was invented and nurtured into an international company by Marylander George A. Bunting in the early 20th century. And now one of the company’s historic factory buildings is being transformed into new apartments and artists lofts in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore City.
Photography credit: “Bay Bridge Rising,” by A. Aubrey Bodine. Copyright Jennifer B. Bodine.
History on the Air: History of the Bay Bridge
06/29/2017 By Preservation Maryland
As part of the Maryland Humanities’ Humanities Connection segment on WYPR, our Maggie Pelta-Pauls, a Preservation Maryland Waxter Intern was on the air reading her original essay on the history of the Bay Bridge! If you missed it on the radio, you can listen anytime on our website.
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Joining Executive Director Phoebe Stein for each segment is a series of special guests, including Maryland Humanities partners, board members, and local humanists. The result is a mix of stories and conversation designed to shed light on the human experience and stimulate the intellectual curiosity of our listeners.
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