Tagged as Made in Maryland

On July 6th chicken lovers across the country recognize National Fried Chicken Day. In Maryland, Maryland Chicken or Chicken a la Maryland is one of the most famous historic dishes from the Old Line State. Essential to any summer picnic, we present the history of Maryland Fried Chicken.

Continue Reading
Continue Reading
B-26 of the 599 Bomb Squadron with D-Day invasion stripes. Photo from U.S. Army.

By Nicholas A. Redding

Baltimore-Built Bombers Cleared the Way for D-Day

On June 6, 1944 the free men of the world marched on fortress Europe in a dramatic effort aimed at setting free those suffering under Nazi tyranny. 

Continue Reading
Tagged In: Made in Maryland,

Once upon a time, in 1955 to be exact, the Enchanted Forest, a nursey rhyme-themed amusement park, opened in Ellicott City, Maryland. The park was owned by the Harrison family, but the magical pieces – like Willie the Whale, the Old Woman’s Shoe, and Cinderella’s Pumpkin Coach – were fabricated by Howard Adler and his team at Adler Display in Baltimore.

Today we’re talking with Howard’s son Ron Adler – who currently serves as president of the local family business – about his father’s legacy and his other iconic creations that live on across the state of Maryland.

Continue Reading
Our Story Donate Press & Media Resources Contact Us Site by Younts Design Inc. © Preservation Maryland, 2022.