On Location Series #22–Swallows Falls State Park

The park had its early development in 1906 with the donation by John and Robert Garrett of Baltimore of 1,917 acres.  The intention for such a gift was to be used for the creation of a state forest. The land now known as Garrett State Forest comprised the areas that became Swallow Falls and Herrington … Continue reading On Location Series #22–Swallows Falls State Park

On Location Series Washington Monument State Park #21

Built-in 1827, the initial tower was the first monument dedicated to George Washington.  The Washington Monument in Baltimore was completed two years later, but it started earlier in 1815. The more known Washington Monument in the District of Columbia was not finished until 1885. Another well-known fact in regards to this park, Owen Brown, the … Continue reading On Location Series Washington Monument State Park #21