History

If you would like to share some history with us, please email your stories and/or photos to:
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History links to other sites:

 


For people studying local history or doing genealogy, here are some places where you can find out more about Brandywine, MD, which you might not find in a general search:

Search this website, which has more than 1,000 results for “Brandywine, MD” from newspapers from 1898 – 1969, including an archive of the newspaper, Prince George’s Enquirer of 1919 – other searches can also be used

The Way Back Machine and Internet Archives to search former internet websites and special archived information, including articles about Wilmer’s Park which was a popular “stop on the chitlin circuit” (aka pop music venue featuring black artists) from 1947-1970 and also in the late 1990s.

PLEASE NOTE: We would very much like to publish your paper or genealogy that contains Brandywine history, on this website. Email it to web at brandywinemd.com (put @ in place of “at”) with subject line Brandywine History. If you have photos or videos, please upload them to Google Drive and include the link in your email.