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The first European to settler the area we know as Harford County was John Smith in 1608 when he traveled up the Chesapeake Bay. In 1622, the English and Susquehannock Indians signed a treaty for the area and the county was officially formed in 1774 from the eastern part of Baltimore County. There’s a lot more to the story as we’ll learn from Diane and Jeff Caslow on their next installment of their county-by-county journey.

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Historic London Town and Gardens along the South River in Anne Arundel County will be featured on the Travel Channel’s Booze Traveler program this month! The waterfront historic site that originally included a circa 1760 upscale tavern and boarding house was the perfect location to experience where travelers and townspeople would come together.

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One hundred of Maryland’s most representative architectural resources have been cataloged online by the Society of Architectural Historians. Their online Archipedia Class Buildings can be searched by state, material, style, century, architect or type.

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In the 1930s, Maryland’s State Road Commission hired a photography company to document bridge construction projects. Those photos survive and were converted into an interactive map by the Maryland Department of Transportation – and we’ve curated a great tour of some of the most historic and interesting.

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