History Trails

History Trails

History Trails is the Historical Society of Baltimore County’s semi-academic, popular history publication, in production since 1966.

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Vol. No. Date Title & Author              $5.00 each
1 1 September 1966 “History Markers”
1 2 December 1966 “Hunt Clubs”
1 3 March 1967 “Hannah More Academy”
1 4 June 1971 “Origin of Names”
2 1 September 1967 “Towson State College”
2 2 December 1967 “Historical Society of Baltimore County Museum”
2 3 March 1968 “The Society of Friends”
2 4 June 1968 “Cemeteries”
3 1 September 1968 “Country Store Days”
3 2 December 1968 “Historic Churches of Baltimore County”
3 3 March 1969 “History Through Advertisements”
3 4 June 1969 “Jousting”
4 1 September 1969 “Emory Grove”
4 2 December 1969 “Ghost Towns of Baltimore County”
4 3 March 1970 “From Indian Trail to Crowded Highway”
4 4 June 1970 “Fun in the Gay Nineties”
5 1 September 1970 “St. Timothy’s Protestant Episcopal and “Salem Evangelical Lutheran”
5 2 December 1970 “The Itinerant Peddler”
5 3 March 1971 “Glen Ellen”
5 4 June 1971 “Era of Gristmills”
6 1 Autumn 1971 “On the Great Eastern road”
6 2 Winter 1971-72 “A Marylander Visits Sir Walter Scott,” by John W. McGrain
6 3 Spring 1972 “Here Comes the Ice Wagon”
6 4 Summer 1972 “Cabinetmaking in the Eighteenth Century”
7 1 Autumn 1972 “Rev. Edward Choate, Particular Baptist,” by Jesse Choate Phillips
7 2 Winter 1972-73 “Baltimore County Territorial Changes: 1659-1919”
7 3 Spring 1973 “Hereford Farmhouse,” by Andrew Clemens
7 4 1974 “Ulm House Restored,” by Andrew and Shirley Clemens
8 1 1974 “The Yeoho Road,” by S. Virginia Akehurst and Eva E. Akehurst
8 2 1974 “The Yeoho Road (cont.)”
8 3 1974 “Powell’s Run Academy,” by Jesse C. Phillips
8 4 Summer 1974 “Defense Efforts at Dorsey’s Forge,” by John W. McGrain
9 1 Autumn 1974 “The Volunteer Tradition”
9 2 Winter 1974-75 “Rockland Bleach Works,” by E. Bennett Bowen
9 3 Spring 1975 “Reckord, Maryland,” by Amelia R. Kolk Haile
9 4 Summer 1975 “Tench Tilghman,” by Louise Bland Goodwin
10 1 Autumn 1975 “Post Offices in the Long Green Area,” by Elmer R. Haile, Jr.
10 2 Winter 1975-76 “Baltimore County Horse Guard,” by Erick F. Davis
10 3 Spring 1976 “Story of Grandfather Hill,” by Katherine M. Nicholson
11 1 Autumn 1976 “Prose from a Farm Ledger,” Robert Barnes and John W. McGrain (eds.)
11 2 Winter 1976-77 “Oread Republic,” by Andrew C. Clemens
11 3 Spring 1977 “Saint Timothy’s Hall,” by Erick F. Davis
11 4 Summer 1977 “Baltimore County Historical Society of 1886,” by William Hollifield
12 1 Autumn 1977 “Upperco, Maryland,” by Leslie M. Upperco
12 2 Winter 1977-78 “Water Mills in Monkton,” by Shirley E. Clemens
12 3 Spring 1978 “Jericho Bridge,” John McGrain and William Hollifield (eds.)
12 4 Summer 1978 “Baltimore County Hussars, 1825,” John McGrain and William Hollifield (eds.)
13 1 Autumn 1978 “Early Days of the Telephone in Maryland,” by J. H. Cromwell
13 2 Winter 1978-79 “Recollections of Randallstown,” by Jesse Choate Phillips
13 3 Spring 1979 “A Pikesville Diary of 1864,” by Erick F. Davis
13 4 Summer 1979 “Baltimore County’s First Directory – 1866,” by William Hollifield
14 1 Autumn 1979 “A Life at Rayville – Part I,” by Philip S. Cross
14 2 Winter 1980 “A Life at Rayville – Part II,” by Philip S. Cross
14 3 Spring 1980 “Samuel Hartley of Quaker Hill,” by Beryl Frank
14 4 Summer 1980 “Bare Hills House,” by Marie Fischer Cooke
15 1 Autumn 1980 “Civil War Camps in Baltimore County,” by Erick F. Davis
15 2 Winter 1980-81 “Parkton Stone Bridge,” by Richard D. Meyer
15 3 Spring 1981 “Dr. James Smith – Land Owner in Pikesville,” by Beryl Frank
15 4 Summer 1981 “Relay, the First Sixty Years,” by Bonnie Lease
16 1 Autumn 1981 “Octagon House, Lutherville,” by Elisabeth C. G. Packard
16 2 Winter 1981-82 “Caroline Felix – Part I,” by William Hollifield
16 3 Spring 1982 “Caroline Felix – Part II,” by William Hollifield
16 4 Summer 1982 “Sam Arnold and Hookstown,” by Percy E. Martin
17 1 Autumn 1982 “Lexington on the Hookstown Road,” by Beryl Frank
17 2 Winter 1982-83 “The 1854 Journal of Hannah H. Clark,” John McGrain and William Hollifield (eds.)
17 3 Spring 1983 “A Parkton Girlhood,” by Ruth Mascari
17 4 Summer 1983 “The Hersey Family’s War for the Union – Part I,” Elmer R. Haile, Jr., and Amelia K. Haile
18 1 Autumn 1983 “The Hersey Family’s War for the Union – Part II,” Elmer R. Haile, Jr., and Amelia K. Haile
18 2 Winter 1983-84 “Agricultural High School at Sparks: The Early Years,” by Ruth Mascari
18 3 Spring 1984 “Franklin Academy in 1834,” by William Hollifield
18 4 Summer 1984 “Wild Fowl of the Chesapeake,” by Charles P. Dare
19 1 Autumn 1984 “Partnership,” by Virginia M. Patterson
19 2 Winter 1984-85 “Hayfields History,” by Nicholas Bosley Merryman
19 3 Spring 1985 “A 19th Century Social Service,” by Richard Parsons
19 4 Summer 1985 “D-Day at Hart Island,” by Merle T. Cole
20 1 Autumn 1985 “The Cradock Tradition of Service – Part I,” by Joyce Layman
20 2 Winter 1985-86 “The Cradock Tradition of Service – Part II,” by Joyce Layman
20 3 Spring 1986 “The Cradock Tradition of Service – Part III,” by Joyce Layman
20 4 Summer 1986 “The Alhambra,” by Ruth Mascari
21 1 Autumn 1986 “Scott’s Tavern,” by Lisa S. Keir
21 2 Winter 1986-87 “Almshouse Revisited – Part I,” by Richard Parsons
21 3 Spring 1987 “Almshouse Revisited – Part II,” by Richard Parsons
21 4 Summer 1987 “The Presidents in Baltimore County – Part I,” by John W. McGrain
22 1 Autumn 1987 “The Presidents in Baltimore County – Part II,” by John W. McGrain
22 2 Winter 1987 “The Presidents in Baltimore County – Part III,” by John W. McGrain
22 3 Spring 1988 “Monkton View Farm – Part I,” by Katherine S. Simkins
22 4 Summer 1988 “Monkton View Farm – Part II,” by Katherine S. Simkins
23 1 & 2 Autumn 1988 “Forgotten Millwright, Isaiah Linton 1739-1775,” by Terry L. Linton
23 3 & 4 Spring-Summer 1989 “Log Houses – Myth and Reality,” by Ruth B. Mascari
24 1 Autumn 1989 “Lockard House,” by Michael A. Grimes
24 2 Winter 1989-90 “The Merryman Affair,” by Thomas F. Cotter
24 3 Spring 1990 “Mount Airy,” by William Hollifield
24 4 Summer 1990 “Windcrest: A Federal Country House,” by James A. Knowles
25 1 Autumn 1990 “Baltimorean in Big Trouble: Samuel Arnold, A Lincoln Conspirator – Part I,” by Percy E. Martin
25 2 Winter 1990-91 “Baltimorean in Big Trouble: Samuel Arnold, A Lincoln Conspirator – Part II,” by Percy E. Martin
25 3 Spring 1991 “Baltimorean in Big Trouble: Samuel Arnold, A Lincoln Conspirator – Part III,” by Percy E. Martin
25 4 Summer 1991 “Odell’s, A Model Mill,” by John W. McGrain
26 1& 2 Autumn 1991 “Romantic Gywnn’s Falls Valley,” by George E. Tack
26 3 & 4 Spring-Summer 1992 “Developing “Frederick Terrace,” by Michael A. Grimes
27 1 Autumn 1992 “Recollections of Riderwood and Bare Hills – Part I,” by Earl R. Greaver
27 2 Winter 1992-93 “Recollections of Riderwood and Bare Hills – Part II,” by Earl R. Greaver
27 3 Spring 1993 “Recollections of Riderwood and Bare Hills – Part III,” by Earl R. Greaver
27 4 Summer 1993 “Lake Roland Dam and Gatehouse,” by Ronald A. Thomas
28 1 & 2 Autumn 1993 “Mount Washington in Quotations – Part I
28 3 & 4 Spring-Summer 1994 “Mount Washington in Quotations – Part II
29 1 & 2 Autumn 1994 “More Pepper, More Sage (Hog Butchering),” by Earl R. Greaver
29 3 & 4 Spring-Summer 1995 “Gun Road : ‘Cannon Track’ to Suburb,” by Lucy W. Merrill
30 1 & 2 Autumn-Winter 1995 “Tax Assessor’s Portrait of a Country,” by Bayly Ellen Marks
30 3 Spring 1996 “Idaho Reds,” by Earl Greaver
30 4 Summer 1996 “Prettyboy Dam,” by Lauren Archibald
31 1 Autumn 1996 “Finding the Lines of Clynmalira,” by John W. McGrain
31 2 & 3 Spring 1997 “Gourmets All,” by Earl R. Greaver
31 4 Summer 1997 “Hannah More Chapel,” by John McGrain
32 1 & 2 Autumn-Winter 1997 “The House the Todd’s Built : Preliminary Investigations into ‘Todd’s Inheritance’ on the Patapsco Neck,” by Kathy Lee Erlandson Liston
32 3 Spring 1998 “Foul Farm Fowl and Other Birds,” by Earl R. Greaver
32 & 33 Summer 1998 “Aigburth Vale,” by Carol E. Hooper and William Hollifield
33 2 Winter 1998-99 “Where Are the British Soldiers Killed in the Battle of North Point Buried?,” by Kathy Lee Erlandson Liston
33 3 Spring 1999 “The Patent Medicine Show and Other Events at Rayville,” by E. May Cross
33 & 34 Millennium Issue 1999-2000 “The Millennium and the Census 1900-2000,” by William Hollifield
34 3 & 4 2001 “Calverton Mills,” by John McGrain
35 1 Winter 2001 “Sherwood Church : Early Gothic on a Hilltop,” by Jill Sobocinski
35 2, 3 & 4 Winter 2002-03 “Burk Family Reminiscences of Sweet Air and Long Green,” William Hollifield (ed.)
36 1 & 2 Fall 2003 “Motion Picture Exhibition in Baltimore County,” by Robert K. Headley
36 3 & 4 Spring 2004 “Limekiln Age and the Bottom Line,” by Kimberly R. Abe.
37 1 & 2 Autumn 2004 “The History of Industry in Baltimore County,” by Robert C. Chidester
37 3 & 4 Spring 2005 “Reminiscences of Union School,” by W. Evans Anderson
38 1 & 2 Winter 2005-06 “Baltimore County’s House of Refuge,” by John McGrain
38 & 39 Spring 2007 “The History of Motion Picture Exhibition in Towson,” by William Hollifield
39 3 Winter 2007 – 08 “The Baltimore Aero Meet of 1910 And the First Flight Over a City by a Planned Route,” by Barry A. Lanman
39 4 Summer 2008 “Warren, Maryland,” by Ann Eichler Kolakowski and Teri L. Rising
40 1 & 2 Autumn 2008 “The Northern Central Railroad and Parkton,” by Frank A. Wrabel
40 3 Winter 2008 “Baltimore County: Celebrating a Legacy 1659-2009,” by Barry A. Lanman
40 4 Spring 2009 “Rodgers Forge: A Metal Works Survived by Its Tue Iron,” by John McGrain
41 1 Autumn 2009 “Marble Hill: A Community at the Crossroads,” by Teri L. Rising
41 2 Winter 2009 “Farmlands,” by Teri L. Rising
41 4 Summer 2010 “Bay Shore Park Sparked by the Trolley System,” by John McGrain
42 1 & 2 Autumn 2010 “Cloud Capped (Baltimore National Cemetery), by Claire A. Richardson
42 3 Winter 2010 “Alexandroffsky, The Crimea and Orianda: Thomas Winans in Baltimore County,” by John McGrain
42 4 Spring 2011 “Castle Thunder, The Catons, and Catonsville’s Historical Myths, by John McGrain
43 1 & 2 Winter 2011 “’Best Cultivated Farm’ : The Backstory of Hayfields, Nicholas Merryman Bosley, and the Lafayette Premium of 1824,” by Teri Rising
43 3 & 4 Summer 2012 “The Montebello Water Filtration Plant I : Clean Water for City & Suburb Alike,” by Martha A. Hendrickson
HISTORY TRAILS EXTRA PUBLICATION
1 December 1975 Baltimore Countians in the Revolutionary Era – Part I
2 July 1976 Baltimore Countians in the Revolutionary Era – Part II