Politics

Governor Hogan issues proclamation officially recognizing 250th anniversary of Maryland State House cornerstone laying

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday issued a proclamation officially recognizing Monday as the 250th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the Maryland State House—the oldest state capitol in continuous legislative use and the only state house ever to have served as the nation’s capitol. “It is an incredible honor every day to serve in the oldest continuously …


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Preservation Alliance of Baltimore County releases new video featuring Perry Hall Mansion as county seeks proposals for landmark [VIDEO]

PERRY HALL, MD—The Preservation Alliance of Baltimore County has released a new video featuring the Perry Hall Mansion. In May, the county put out a solicitation for the local landmark, which was built in 1775 and is the the namesake of the community. Last month, Fifth District Councilman David Marks issued the following statement: “The Perry Hall Mansion is a …


Baltimore County to solicit proposals for historic Perry Hall Mansion, a protected landmark

UPDATE: The Preservation Alliance of Baltimore County has released a new video featuring the Perry Hall Mansion. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County has put out a solicitation for the Perry Hall Mansion, built in 1775 and the namesake of the community in northeastern Baltimore County. In a statement, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks said the following: “The …

Councilman Marks to recommend downzoning Fullerton lot containing historic Dowden Chapel

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks will recommend that the lot containing a historic chapel in Overlea/Fullerton be downzoned. Tucked off of Ridge Road is Dowden Chapel, which was built around 1849. Dowden Chapel and Cemetery is a unique 19th century church that also served as a school. Deeded to five African-American Trustees by Nicholas Gatch in 1853, the intent was to …

Glen Arm Railroad Station becomes historical landmark

GLEN ARM, MD – On Monday evening, the Baltimore County Council added the Glen Arm Railroad Station to its inventory of protected historical landmarks. Built in 1909, the structure is the last surviving station along the former Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad line to retain much of its historic character. Shown in the above, undated photograph from the early 1900s, the …