Category Archives: Edmonston

Great Turn-Out for Memory Project at Community Forklift Event

We had a table and ran a workshop at Community Forklift‘s Event last Saturday in Edmonston.   Joined by Joe Hourcle from the Upper Marlboro Historical Committee, we identified all kinds of folks with home videos and photographs:  even the staff … Continue reading

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Save the Date! October 26: Community Forklift to Showcase the Memory Project

We’ll be holding a workshop on October 26th at Community Forklift, a nonprofit reuse center in Edmonston.   Join us there as we project some of our most interesting home movies and photographs found to date.  We’ll also be providing … Continue reading

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Meet Adam Francis Plummer from Edmonston

Adam Francis Plummer, who was born into slavery in 1819, grew up on the Calvert family’s Riversdale plantation. He was educated by an itinerant minister and kept a diary from 1841 until his death in 1905. Now in the care … Continue reading

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