Steeplechasing has a long history in Maryland. Steeplechase races rose from competition between various fox hunting clubs. Steeplechasing has not changed much since those early days. The races are still run on fine, warm Spring days over similar courses with an audience of horse-lovers and race fans alike. Maryland Steeplechasing’s goal is to provide you with the information you need to have a great day at the races. The Maryland Steeplechasing website has infomation about the sport of steeplechase racing in Maryland.
Category Archives: History
Lost Towns Project
TheÂ Lost Towns Project is a team of professional archaeologists and historians, working closely with Anne Arundel County Government to discover and explore the County’s rich heritage. The team is committed to sharing the discover process and the County’s rich history with the public through hands-on experiences, lectures, publications, and exhibits.
Founded by Dr. Al Luckenbach in the early 1990’s, the team began rediscovering a forgotten part of the County’s past – the Lost Colonial Towns of the seventeenth century. Luckenbach’s first “lost towns” excavation was at Broadneck – the first site discovered from the Lost Town of Providence (1649).
The Lost Towns Project is eponymously named for the lost colonial towns of Anne Arundel County that we are committed to finding, excavating, and educating about based upon our findings. Thus far, they have excavated at more than a dozen sites associated with three of the lost colonial towns.
Anne Arundel Genealogical Society
The Anne Arundel Genealogical Society has been helping the people of Anne Arundel County and Maryland learn more about their ancestors and heritage since 1974. An extensive collection of genealogical reference material is housed at the Kuethe Library in Glen Burnie, Maryland and is open to the public for a … Continue reading →