Today's PHOTO FRIDAY is of the Maryland Green Marble Co. in Cardiff. The site was famous for its own mineral resource, "Green Marble" or what geologists term a serpentinite. Pictured here was the quarry in full operation in 1923.
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Historical Society Trustee, Chris Potts will interview local planner, author and historian, Carol L. Deibel, delving into the dramatic changes she experienced in her 26 years as the Town’s Planning Director and the transition Bel Air made from a rural county seat to the center of a growing suburban hub.
The presentation will cover the push for development in the mid-80s and 90s, Historic preservation efforts, the development of Rockfield Park and the town’s park system, the cultural arts initiative, the Main Street program, streetscape initiatives and some of the people who played important roles along the way. ... See MoreSee Less
Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021, 2 -3 pm Historical Society Trustee, Chris Potts will interview local planner, author and historian, Carol L. Deibel, delving into the dramatic changes she experience...
It's Friday, and you know what that means... we are sharing another fun photo with you from Harford's past! Today's PHOTO FRIDAY is of the village of Lapidum of the Susquehanna River. This photo shows the hotel and the road down to the river. The town of Lapidum dates back to the 1750’s, this photo was taken in the 1950's.
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I do remember that stretch of houses and a “fish market” behind one of them. If we had a bad day fishing, my dad and uncle would stop there to make up for our loss. It didn’t happen often but my brother and I really enjoyed going to those places.
I remember my grandparents takung there when I was young.
Fond memories of riding down there from Golden Vein, thanks for sharing! Looking for photos of the Village of Shuresville, by chance do you have any?
Bring on these wonderful pictures of Harford co past
Are these buildings still standing? Would this have been on the road along the river near Lapidum Landing?
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Walter Holloway, the Society’s resident Ma & Pa Railroad historian will present the story of the railroads 120 year history concentrating on the era from 1901 to 1999 when the railroad merged with York Rail to become York Railroad Company, The presentation will include photographs of equipment and places along the rails in that timeline and promises to be both informative and a visual delight as the Ma & Pa traversed some of the most scenic countryside of both Harford and Baltimore Counties.... See MoreSee Less
Genealogist, Mary Schweers will present the first Genealogy Workshop of the 2021 season. While you may not be able to see their report cards, your ancestors left records of their carefree days in school. From one room schoolhouses to the ivy-league colleges, join us as we discuss where to research and what is available online.... See MoreSee Less
Mr. Pettit, a graduate of Aberdeen High School in Harford County, wrote the book ‘Under Color of Law’ to acknowledge his mother and father’s contribution to the Civil Rights Laws of this nation and to warn America to the movement to the Right and destruction of the Civil Rights Laws which have been forged. He will discuss highlights of his career and his fight for justice and equality, including an inside look at a presidential campaign and administration.... See MoreSee Less