Tagged as History

North Brentwood was the first African American town to become part of Prince George’s County when it was incorporated in 1924. Over time and out of necessity, this historic enclave has been home and host to famous citizens, athletes, and musicians like Sis’s Tavern that hosted Duke Ellington.

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07/10/2018
By Waxter Intern

Made in Maryland: Head Ski Company, Inc.

Did you know!? HEAD was founded in Baltimore in 1950 by Howard Head who was an aeronautical engineer for the Glenn L. Martin Company and brought new those materials used in aviation to innovate the production and quality of skis and tennis rackets.

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Tagged In: Heritage Fund, History,

07/06/2018
By Preservation Maryland

Video: Brief History of the Movies in Maryland

The Old Greenbelt Theatre is using a Heritage Fund grant to create a docuseries on interesting aspects of Maryland history that run before shows at the historic National Historical Landmark theatre in Prince George’s County.

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Over the past two years, Diane and Jeff Caslow have been exploring one of Maryland’s twenty-four counties each month. This time, the pair, explored the rural character of Carroll County – including parts of the Barn Quilt Trail and other hidden treasures.

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