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  MD

  Annapolis

  Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial

  Annapolis City Market house

  Annapolis   MD

  Web Site http://www.kintehaley.org/

  Description  outdoor statue & story wall of plaques commemorates the arrival of

                    enslaved African Kunta Kinte, made famous by "Roots"

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type  Monument

  Collection N-Z   Sculpture

  Group Identity  African American

  Owner/Operator:  Alex Haley Foundation

  New or Updated:  7/11/2007


  MD

  Annapolis

  Maryland State House

  Annapolis   MD

  Web Site http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/homepage/html/statehse.html

  Description  oldest state house still in legislative use

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Capitol

  Era   1229

  New or Updated:  7/18/2007

 

  MD

  Big Pool

  Fort Frederick State Park

  11000 Fort Frederick Road

  Big Pool   MD   21711    

  Phone  301 842-2155

  Web Site http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/fortfrederick.html

  Description  stone fort for defense against the French, stone walls & two barracks

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type  Fort

  Collection A-F  Arms

  Era  1758

  New or Updated:  6/29/2007

 

  MD

  Cumberland

  Fort Cumberland at Wills Creek

  Cumberland  MD

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web http://www.fortedwards.org/braddock/sites/cbe.htm

  Description  site of Braddock's last fort  before leaving for his defeat near Pittsburgh

                    in the French & Indian war, now only remnants remain under Episcopal

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection N-Z  Model

  New or Updated:  6/4/2007


 
MD

  Davidsonville

  Anne Arundel County Free School

  1298 Lavall Drive

  Davidsonville MD   21035    

  Phone  410 647-3126

  Web Site  http://www.aacounty.org/Feature/AACoSites/index.cfm

  Description  school originally mandated in 1723, restored to 1820 appearance,

                    limited hours

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Era  1820

  Owner/Operator:  Board of Education

  New or Updated:   2/17/2006

 

 

 

 

  MD

  Fort Washington

  Fort Washington Park

  13551 Fort Washington Road

  Fort Washington  MD  20744    

  Phone 301 763-1389

  Web Site http://www.nps.gov/fowa/

  E-mail    mailto:NACE_Fort_Washington_Park@nps.gov

  Alt Web http://www.stepintohistory.com/states/MD/Ft_Washington.htm

  Description  341 acre park with 200 of military structures including early 1800's

                    coastal defense

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type  Fort

  Era  1824

  New or Updated:  8/2/2007

 
  Maryland
Grantsville
Spruce Forest Artisan Village
177 Casselman Road
Grantsville MD 21536
Phone 301 895-3332
Web Site http://www.spruceforest.org/
E-mail mailto:sotterleyoffice@mail.ameritel.net
Alt Web http://www.stepintohistory.com/states/MD/Spruce_Artisan.htm
Description artists - baskets, stained glass, bird sculptor, teddy bear, blacksmith, weaver in 12 historic structure
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Arts
Kind of Activity Living History
Nature of Group or Site Crafts
Collection A-F Folk Art
New or Updated: 06/24/2003

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  MD

  LaVale

  National Road & Toll House

  14302 National Highway

  LaVale  MD           21502    

  Phone   301 777-5132

  Web Site  http://www.mdmountainside.com/attraction.php?attraction=160

  Alt Web  http://www.wamonline.com/fall2000/tollgate.htm

  Description  toll house near 1000 foot Narrows gap through the mountains

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Building Type   Transportation

  Era  1835

  New or Updated:             12/2/2005


Maryland
New Windsor
Springdale School
6 North Court Street
Brethren Center
New Windsor MD 21157
Phone
410 848-8355
Web Site *****
Description
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Schoolhouse
Era 1854
New or Updated: 07/03/2003
 

  MD

  Odenton

  Epiphany Episcopal Church

  1419 Odenton Road

  MAIL PO Box 110

  Odenton  MD   21113   

  Web Site http://www.epiphany-md.org/introduction.html

  Description  built to serve WW I  soldiers in nearby camp, 2002 Peace Garden

                    dedicated to military chaplains of WW I

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Religious

  Building Type  Church

  New or Updated:  1/4/2007

  Maryland
Perryville
Rodgers Tavern
259  Broad Street
PO Box 773
Perryville  MD  21903    
Phone  410 642-370
Alt Phone  410 642-6066
Web Site  http://www.perryvillemd.org/rodgers.htm
E-mail  mailto:Rtavern@iximd.com.
Description  tavern at ferry served many Revolutionary War figures, owned by militia
                    
Colonel, home of two early US Navy Commodores
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type  Tavern
 
Era      1743
 
Owner/Operator:  Town of Perryville
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003
    MD
 
Salisbury
 
Chipman Foundation -- Chipman Cultural Center
 
323 Broad Street
 
MAIL Po Box 4374
 
Salisbury  MD  21803    
 
Phone  410 860 9290
 
Alt Phone  410 742-0100
 
Web Site  http://skipjack.net/af-am_sites/chipman.html
 
Description  church built in meadow where slaves once gathered to worship,
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Building Type  Church
 
Group Identity  African American
 
Era      1838
 
New or Updated:  07/12/2003
 
    MD
 
Sharpsburg
 
Barron's C&O Canal Museum
 
16500 Sheperdstown Pike
 
Sharpsburg  MD  21782    
 
Phone  301 432-8726
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type  Canal
 
Era      19th
 
New or Updated:  07/13/2003

 

  MD

  Upper Fairmount

  Farimount Academy Historical

  PO Box 134

  Upper Fairmount  MD   21867    

  Phone  410 651-3945

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://www.skipjack.net/article.asp?StoryID=28

  Description  by appointment, 4 structures

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Schoolhouse

  New or Updated:  4/24/2007

 
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