On Location Series #17-Patapsco Valley State Park

The creation of the Patapsco Valley State Park began with provisions in the Forestry Act of 1906. In order for Bloede's Dam to be completed, protections were needed to stop silting from the nearby farms because of their respective erosions. Patapsco State Forest Reserve was passed in 1907 to protect the valley's forest and water … Continue reading On Location Series #17-Patapsco Valley State Park

On Location Series #16–Woodlawn Park Underground Railroad bit of history…

  The Underground Railroad Experience Trail at Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park summons the experience of enslaved freedom seekers traveling through Montgomery County, Maryland, on their way to sanctuary in the north. This day, more precise, was quite warm. The sun gave no quarters to a hiker such as myself, but I didn't mind. In particular, the … Continue reading On Location Series #16–Woodlawn Park Underground Railroad bit of history…