By Melissa Archer, Preservation Officer
Two weeks ago, Baltimore celebrated the bicentennial of the Battle of Baltimore with a harbor full of ships. There were tall ships, small ships, historic ships, reproduction ships and modern war ships. Among the celebratory fleet was a small, sleek sailing vessel called the Yacht Elf. Continue reading
The Bonomos in front of the Calloway-Schooley House
by Melissa Archer, Preservation Officer
Nancye and Philip Bonomo do not own a low-maintenance home. In fact, by most people’s standards, their 116 year old, 3,300-square-foot, wood-clad, Queen Anne-style home would be considered quite the opposite. Despite the yards upon yards of exterior painted wood surfaces, the Bonomos could not resist the history and charm of this house. It also helped that, as their realtor assured them, they would be able to take advantage of state and local tax credits to help alleviate the burden of maintaining a piece of Maryland history.