Posts by jim-long


Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off

THE GLEN VIEW HOTEL  Correction to content in “Highlights of a Ride on the Ma & Pa through Cromwell and Long Green Valleys,” History Trails, 43: 4, Autumn 2017 Ann Royston Blouse On page 10 I reported that the Glen View Hotel was built circa 1902 by John Wilson Brown, then President of the Ma & Pa Railroad. This information was found in a Maryland & Pennsylvania Historical Society publication (Timetable Summer 1998). Subsequent research demonstrates that this is likely not the case. I believe, based on evidence outlined below, that the hotel was built by Francis X. Hooper,...

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MacKubbin General Store Ledger

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off

MacKubbin General Store Ledger By: Tyisse Baxter The MacKubbin General Store was a family-run store in Upper Falls, a community in Baltimore County, Maryland. At one time, Upper Falls was named MacKubbinsville and later named Starrs Corner. While there is little information about Lloyd MacKubbin and his family, some facts are available. In censuses from the early to mid-1800s, his and his sons’ names appear under different spellings of the name MacKubbin. According to the census, they lived in the more rural parts if Maryland, indicating they may have been farmers. The store itself may...

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Being an Intern at the HSBC

Posted by on Feb 25, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Being an Intern at the HSBC By: Rachel L. Harmon   For my final semester at Towson University, I always knew I wanted to participate in an internship. Not only to get class credits towards my degree and to also earn some valuable experience working in the field. There were many different places offering an internship opportunity that I looked into and I ultimately chose to work at the Historical Society of Baltimore County. Working at the HSBC gave me an opportunity to gain experience working in variously different areas. I was able to tailor my experience in order to gain as much...

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