The "Bull Pen" December 2...

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The Latest News from Senator Rosape...

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On The Agenda: December 2019

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Tech Sense: Holidays 2019

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May 23, 2018

The Bowie-Vansville Association (BVA) was begun in 1921 as part of a special University of Maryland project through a grant to disabled WWI veterans. The original coordinator was Agricultural Extension Agent Eugene Jenkins, who did extensive work with various types of...

July 1, 2017

A great reference book was written in 1991 by Lt. Dennis Campbell entitled Journey Through Time: A Pictorial History of the Prince George's Police Department. If you like history and lots of pictures, a copy is available for reference at the Beltsville Library. (A circ...

Beltsville and the Civil War

Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States on November 6, 1860. In all of Prince George’s County, Lincoln received just one vote. Even before he moved into the White House, his election prompted seven southern states to form...

The Taverns of Beltsville

            The main route between Baltimore and Washington starting about 1730 was the Post Road, later to become Route 1. In the early days, the 40-mile route was crude, meandered through farmland and forests, but made stagecoach travel possi...

Muirkirk Iron Works

            The Muirkirk Iron Works was established in 1847 when Andrew and Elias Ellicott purchased property next to the B&O Railroad tracks in Beltsville from the Snowden family and erected a furnace that was 38 feet high and 8 and ½ feet in diamet...

At the September monthly meeting of the GBBA (Greater Beltsville Business Association), Ted Ladd gave a talk about some interesting aspects of the history of Beltsville. Here is the first part of a four-part series that Mr. Ladd has graciously agreed to present in The...

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