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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26AR_frederick-douglass_College-Park-MD.html
[Front:] Frederick Douglass 1818-1895 [Left:] Abolitionist, Suffragist, Labor Leader [Back:] Statesman, Diplomat, Founding Father of the Second American Republic [Right:] Orator, Journalist, Scholar
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2664_town-of-berwyn-heights_College-Park-MD.html
Welcome to the Town of Berwyn Heights Established in 1888 as a commuter suburb on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, this approximately 1-square mile, residential community was first named Charlton Heights and became Berwyn Heights when incorporate…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2663_origins-of-lake-artemesia_College-Park-MD.html
In 1890, the land we know today as the Lake Artemesia Natural Area, did not have a large lake, but included several small natural ponds that were used to raise goldfish. Artemesia N. Dref inherited the land from her father, and in 1972, she donate…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2662_family-church-and-community-in-lakeland_College-Park-MD.html
A closely knit all-black community of 150 families, Lakelanders developed strong familial, community and religious structures. Clubs and organizations provided avenues for social interaction and expressions of community. Lakeland's churches hav…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2661_lakeland-at-the-beginning_College-Park-MD.html
Lakeland at the Beginning Land developer Edwin Newman surveyed, mapped and developed what is now known as the community of Lakeland. The town was built on the banks of Lake Artemesia, a man made "beautiful lake which is to form a delightful featu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2642_washington-quad-renovation_College-Park-MD.html
Redesigning for the Environment: The transformation of Washington Quad, as we know it, was sustainably minded in its construction and its goals 1. Reusing & Recycling Materials Each of the three main entrances to Washington Hall use a portion …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2641_class-of-2002_College-Park-MD.html
Class of 2002 Senior Class Gift University of Maryland 1856 Moments In Time: A Milestone Year "If you can meet with triumph and disaster And treat those two imposters just the same; If you can fill the unforgiving minute With sixt…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2640_university-of-maryland-vietnam-war-memorial-a-war-memorial_College-Park-MD.html
This site is dedicated to those people whose lives were touched by the fire of the Vietnam War. 15 May 1988 Established by Students of the General Honors Program
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM263Z_woods-hall-rain-garden_College-Park-MD.html
Most of the rain that falls on walkways and parking lots surrounding Woods Hall is collected by our storm drain systems. While storm drains help to remove stormwater from the site, it has the negative effect on the hydrology of the Chesapeake Bay.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM263Y_omicron-delta-kappa_College-Park-MD.html
[West end, left plaque:] Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society, was founded at Washington and Lee University in 1914. Sigma Circle at the University of Maryland College Park was founded in 1927. Its purpose is to recognize le…
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