Historic Aberdeen B&O Station On the Move!

By Anne Raines, Administrator, Capital Grants and Loans

Aberdeen Train Station on the move.

Aberdeen Train Station on the move.

This week in Aberdeen, residents and visitors traveling into town on Bel Air Avenue have been greeted by a surprising sight: the old B&O Railroad Station is on the move!  Although the building isn’t moving far – about 60’ further away from the tracks and about 30’ parallel – the move has required a tremendous amount of planning and preparation.  The project is spearheaded by the Historical Society of Harford County, which has engaged Wolfe House and Building Movers of Bernville, Pennsylvania, to orchestrate the move, after plans by architecture firm David H. Gleason Associates, Inc. and engineers Welsh Engineering and G.W. Stephens. Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell to J. Rodney Little

J. Rodney Little

J. Rodney Little

By MHT Staff

This month, we will bid a fond farewell to J. Rodney Little, our fearless leader for almost 40 years. Early in his tenure as State Historic Preservation Officer, Rodney broadened the Maryland Historical Trust’s mission to address the needs of history museums and intangible cultural resources – undertakings that would establish the agency as a model State program.

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