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Rivers of Maryland

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Title: Rivers of Maryland Location: At the Historical Society of Baltimore County Description: Join lecturer Judy Floam as she presents a talk on the the rivers of Maryland using visual aids. Floam will discuss the physical characteristics in addition to the roles Maryland’s rivers have played in the State’s economic history. She will also examine their current uses as water supplies and recreation outlets. Special attention will be paid to the Patapsco, the Susquehanna, and the Gunpowder Rivers. Judy Floam has a Master of Urban Planning degree, and she has completed the Master...

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Baltimore Bellona Gunpowder Manufactory (1801-1856)

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Title: Baltimore Bellona Gunpowder Manufactory (1801-1856) A War of 1812 Commemorative Event Location: HSBC Almshouse Headquarters Start Time: 2:00 pm Date: May 6th, 2012 Join former society president, and Stevenson University archivist and professor, Glenn Johnston, for this talk in commemoration of the War of 1812 in Baltimore County. The Bellona Gunpowder Manufactory was Maryland’s most extensive powder works. It was established seven miles north of Baltimore beside the Jones falls west of Towson, Baltimore County. The manufactory was named after the Roman goddess of war, Bellona.  In...

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