Tag: history

  • Dorothy J. ‘Dottie’ Carlson, librarian (0bituary of note)

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    From the Washington Post today: Dorothy J. “Dottie” Carlson, 86, a librarian with the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System in Baden and Clinton for 19 years, died Sept. 30 at a hospital in Washington. She suffered a heart attack, said her husband, Quick Carlson. Mrs. Carlson, a resident of Brandywine, Md., was born Dorothy Andrews…

  • 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812 in Prince George’s County

    August 23—24, 2014 The 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812 in Prince George’s County “Battle of Bladensburg Commemoration” Military Re-enactments / Living History performers; Food Truck Rally; Living History Village; Family Fun Village—featuring sing-along with the “Blue Sky Puppets”; Craft Demonstrations (spinners, weavers); Arts & Crafts Vendors; River Boat & Battlefield Trolley Tours; Evening…