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Interior of the Robert Llewellyn House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1953.

06/08/2019
By Waxter Intern

Celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright in Maryland

Happy Birthday to Frank Lloyd Wright! Did you know the architect of Falling Water, Taliesin, and the Guggenheim Museum, designed two homes in Maryland? And both houses display the diversity and range in Wright’s design style and architectural creativity.

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On this day in 1837, Arunah Shepherdson Abell published the first issue of The Sun from Baltimore, Maryland.

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Last year, Marylanders celebrated the grand opening of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center. We at Preservation Maryland wanted to take a broad look at the legacy of Tubman’s heroism. Read on to follow the Underground Railroad through many parts of Maryland and beyond.

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When Disneyland opened for the season in 1969, a new spookier attraction was included on the park map – Disney’s Haunted Mansion – inspired by the Shipley-Lydecker House in Baltimore City.

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If you lived in the Maryland area in the 1970s you may remember the infamous Surrender Dorothy graffiti on the CSX railroad bridge over I-495. The prank (and later tags) referenced the architecture of the nearby Mormon Temple – that with six golden spires may think resemble the Emerald City of Oz.

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Maryland’s Eastern Shore is home to the oldest family-owned amusement park in the United States! Trimper’s Rides and Amusements was founded in 1893 and is still spinning today.

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Marylanders join the world in gearing up for Monday, August 21, 2017 to experience the biggest celestial event of the year – the coast-to-cost solar eclipse! In Maryland, there are several historic places that are offering viewing parties, including Historic London Town and Gardens and the College Park Aviation Museum.

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07/28/2017
By Waxter Intern

Maryland Food History: The Fish Pepper

Historically grown by enslaved Africans in the Baltimore and Chesapeake regions, the fish pepper was forgotten for nearly a century; absent from Maryland recipe books and impossible to find growing in the ground. Here’s the story of its rediscovery:

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We’re in the midst of another sweltering Maryland summer, and in Baltimore, there’s one classic way to cool down: a sweet Baltimore snowball.

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It’s National Ice Cream Day!

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