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Ragtime and Revelry at the Moving Picture Ball! Old Greenbelt Theatre

By |May 30th, 2016|

 

“Old Greenbelt Theatre is a one-screen movie theatre located in the heart of Greenbelt, Maryland, showing contemporary films in addition to offering a schedule of diverse and community based film programming.

Completed in 1938, the Old Greenbelt Theatre is an iconic building in Greenbelt, MD, a federally planned New-Deal-era community. The core of Old Greenbelt was […]

Lecture – “THOROUGHBRED RACEHORSES & THOROUGHBRED PLACEMENT RESOURCES IN MARYLAND”

By |May 19th, 2016|

 
“THOROUGHBRED RACEHORSES & THOROUGHBRED PLACEMENT RESOURCES IN MARYLAND”

A lecture presented by Marietta House Museum & Prince George’s County Historical Society
Tuesday, May 24th at 7pm 
 
Please join Kimberly Godwin Clark on Tuesday, May 24th at 7pm. at Marietta House Museum, for a lecture and discussion of “Thoroughbred Racehorses & Thoroughbred Placement Resources”
 
$5/person
 
Kimberly Godwin Clark is the Founder […]

Free African-American Genealogy workshop on Saturday, May 14

By |May 14th, 2016|

The Prince George’s County Council Member Todd M. Turner (District 4), the Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center at North Brentwood, and the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society-Prince George’s County MD Chapter sponsor a free genealogy workshop on Saturday, May 14, from 2:00-3:30 p.m., at the South Bowie Library, 15301 Hall Road, Bowie, […]

“LYNCHING OF A FIREBUG” The Evening Star, December 3, 1889

By |April 24th, 2016|

LYNCHING OF A FIREBUG.

Joe Vermillion Strung Up at upper Marlboro’.

LONG STORY OF A NEIGHBORHOOD FEUD.

Special Dispatch to THE EVENING STAR.

                                    UPPER MARLBORO’, Dec. 3.

This morning, at half-past 2 o’clock, Judge Lynch visited our town, and although the party he was after (Jos Vermillion) was in the hands of the law, the old-time punishment was […]

St. George’s Day at Epiphany Church in Forestville, Maryland

By |April 2nd, 2016|

 

This year we will celebrate St. George’s Day at Epiphany Episcopal Church in Forestville.  This is the first time that the Historical Society has visited this lovely historic church, and it promises to be a very special occasion.

Epiphany Episcopal Church is a fine example of Gothic Revival ecclesiastical architecture.  The first Episcopal chapel in the […]

THE USDA PLANT INTRODUCTION STATION IN GLENN DALE – Lecture March 8th

By |March 6th, 2016|

Hello Friends,

A reminder of our very special lecture about our USDA Plant Introduction Station in Glenn Dale, on Tues. March 8th at 7:30pm at Marietta House Museum.
This is a wonderful and unique opportunity to learn more about the station and talk with Dr. Waterworth.  Hope to see you there!

 

Put us on your calendars for our upcoming […]

Political journalism today has not changed since 1854.

By |February 27th, 2016|

 
“Truth Alone is Knowledge —Knowledge is Power”
A Free Press
From the Cincinnati Commercial
JOURNALISM – – The Independent and Party Press.

 

 

Public journals constitute, in this age, and country, too important an institution, to render it a master of indifference whether the principles upon which they are conducted are correct or otherwise.  As they furnish the principal means […]

PGCGS Partnership Lecture: “THE USDA PLANT INTRODUCTION STATION IN GLENN DALE”

By |February 25th, 2016|

Press Release

February 3, 2016

Contact:   Stacey Hawkins

301-464-5291

stacey.hawkins@pgparks.com

Mary Amen

301-464-5291

mary.amen@pgparks.com

 

 

 

“THE USDA PLANT INTRODUCTION STATION IN GLENN DALE”

A lecture presented by Marietta House Museum & Prince George’s County Historical Society

 

Please join Dr. Howard Waterworth on Tuesday, March 8th at 7:30pm. at Marietta House Museum for a discussion and presentation of the ‘USDA Plant Introduction Station in Glenn Dale, […]

“No person is so superficial as not to see that, whether we will or not, the Negro has come to stay.” February 1880, Washington, DC

By |January 30th, 2016|

Encouraging Words.

No person is so superficial as not to see that, whether we will or not, the Negro has come to stay.  He is becoming even more and more an element in the sum of those experiences which we call our national life.

The Negro has our language, dress, civil customs, religion, domestic and social life, […]

Rescheduled to April 14th: The Burroughs Diaries & the Secretary Desk

By |January 26th, 2016|

The Burroughs Diaries & the Secretary Desk

April 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
| $5.00

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A lecture presented by Marietta House Museum & Prince George’s County Historical Society

 RESCHEDULED  to April 14th from January 28th due to snow 

Please join Historian Susan Pearl, and Art Historian Lynn Roberts, Thursday, April 14th, 2016 7pm. at Marietta House Museum, […]