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For those interested in the articles (the story of Joseph Lopez):

Anne Arundel County History Notes Vol. XL. No. 4 Summer 2009
Capture, Escape and Recapture

Anne Arundel County History Notes Vol. XLI. No. 1 Fall 2009
Conclusion Capture, Escape and Recapture

Please contact:

Kuethe Library
5 Crain Highway SE
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
410-760-9679

 Pamphlet War of 1812 Historic Sites in Anne Arundel County

 

2017 Calendar of Events

APRIL

MAY

JUNE

JULY

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

01/01/2016

 

For those interested in the articles (the story of Joseph Lopez):

Anne Arundel County History Notes Vol. XL. No. 4 Summer 2009
Capture, Escape and Recapture

Anne Arundel County History Notes Vol. XLI. No. 1 Fall 2009
Conclusion Capture, Escape and Recapture

Please contact:

Kuethe Library
5 Crain Highway SE
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
410-760-9679

 Pamphlet War of 1812 Historic Sites in Anne Arundel County

04/02/2017

Welcoming Spring in the Gardens.

2017 Event

Come out! Enjoy early Spring on the Farm.

Activity

Check out the current projects at the Farm

Date

April 2, 2017

Time

1 pm to 4 pm

Admission

FREE

Quince (pink) and Chickasaw Plums (white) likely in bloom.

Flowering Quince Bloom

Flowering Quince Bud

Flowering quince is a compact shrub that produces masses of gorgeous red flowers in April. It is deer resistant, but attracts rabbits.

Chickasaw Plum

Chickasaw plum grows 12 to 20 feet tall and 15 to 20 feet wide in an irregular shape. It is "twiggy" in nature, and has a scaly, almost black bark. Its branches are reddish with a thorn-like, small side branches. In February, March, April and May, small white flowers blossom, 8–9 mm wide, along with red plums, up to 25 mm long. The flowers have five white petals with reddish or orange anthers. The plums are cherry-like and tend to be quite tart until they fully ripen. They ripen in late summer. It requires low to medium amounts of water to grow, and dry, sandy or loose soil. It grows best in areas with regular sunlight or areas of partial shade. It was originally cultivated by Native Americans before the arrival of Europeans.

04/09/2017

Information pending for Centuries Old Lilac Grove

2017 Event

Centuries Old Lilac Grove

Activity

Date

April 9, 2017

Activity

Time

1 pm to 4 pm

Activity

Admission

FREE

Activity

04/23/2017

With regret we are canceling the Spring Farm Festival due to heavy threat of rain.

10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Sheep Shearing; Folk Music; Crafts; Beekeeping demonstrations 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. Light lunch available.

2017 Event

Spring Farm Festival

Activity

Sheep Shearing

Date

April 23, 2017

Activity

Folk Music and Crafts

Time

10 am to 4 pm

Activity

Beekeeping Demonstrations at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. 

Admission

$5 per person - $10 per family - FOHR Members FREE

Activity

$ Light lunch available.

 

04/30/2017

Event: Composting the New Farm Field

 

Activity: at 1:00 on Sunday, boy scouts and high school students will converge on historic Hancock’s Resolution to spread compost on a new farm field that will be tilled by horse and mule teams on the following Sunday, May 7.

Date: April 30, 2017

 

Activity: Anne Arundel County Master Gardener, Cherie Loustaunau will offer two 20-25 minute talks about composting at 1:30 and 2:30 pm. Buckets of grass clippings, kitchen waste and finished compost will help illustrate the process.

Time: 1 to 4 pm

 

Activity: Cherie will have 4 county issued compost bins and will raffle off two at the end of each presentation. She will distribute goodie bags that contain information related to composting and the Master Gardener Program.

Admission - FREE

 

Activity: The public is invited to come and help spread compost and visit the gardens from 1:00 to 4:00
05/07/2017

2017 Event

Spring Plowing and Harrowing with Horse and Mule Teams. Spring Herb Sale.

Activity

Try your hand at plowing (size and age limit)

Date

May 7, 2017

Activity

Watch as the horses and mules are worked to plow the ground

Time

1 pm to 4 pm

Activity

Spring Herb Sale

Admission

FREE

Activity

Check out the current projects at the Farm

Check out our wildlife

Spring Plowing

 

05/14/2017

“Mother’s Day Tea and Gingerbread” outdoors (weather permitting): Spring scents in the country air, at Historic Hancock’s Resolution, 2795 Bayside Beach Road, Pasadena, MD.  The setting is beautiful near the heirloom gardens and farmhouse;  From 1:00 – 4:00 or until the Tea and Gingerbread are gone.  

2017 Event

Mother’s Day Tea and Gingerbread

Activity

Sit and enjoy tea and gingerbread by the garden

Date

May 14, 2017

Activity

Listen to music played on an harmonium

Time

Park opens at 1 pm - tea and gingerbread will be available until 4 pm or when it is gone

Activity

Tours of the gardens

Lavender Cookie Recipe

Admission

FREE

Activity

Check out the current projects at the Farm

Check out our wildlife

Mother's Day Tea

05/21/2017

Come join us for a fun day of children's activities that they did on the farm back then.

2017 Event

Children’s Programs

Activity

  • early American games

Date

May 21, 2017

Activity

  • fence mending
  • water hauling
  • corn shelling & grinding

Time

1 pm to 4 pm

Activity

  • carving
  • quill pen writing
  • corn husk doll making
  • braided belt making

Admission

FREE

Activity

Beekeeping Demonstrations at 2:00 pm.

Children's Day Activities

05/21/2017


Info about Master Gardeners Beekeeping Program

New Bee colonies

This info was posted on Facebook.



Beekeeping discussions and demos

The Beekeeping demonstrations are put on by the Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners.

April 23

11:00 am & 1:00 pm

August 13

2:00 pm

May 21

2:00 pm

September 10

2:00 pm

June 4

2:00 pm

October 15

11:00 am & 1:00 pm

July 9

2:00 pm

 

 

Pictures of Bee Demonstrations

05/28/2017

Grave Yard Remembrances; Musket Firing Demonstrations

2017 Event

Memorial Day - Musket Firing Demonstrations; Memories from the family Grave Yard

Activity

Musket Firing Demonstrations

Date

May 28, 2017

Activity

Learn about the family exploring the graveyard

Time

1 pm to 4 pm

Activity

Check out the current projects at the Farm

Admission

FREE

Activity

 

Musket Firing and Graveyard Remembrances

06/04/2017

Come sample lavender flavored tea and cookies.  Test your knowledge of lavender with a trivia challenge.  Come make and take a lavender sachet, photograph the lavender field, walk through the kitchen gardens, view historic market receipts, and tour the 1785 Farmhouse. 

working with lavender

2017 Event

Lavender Appreciation Day

Activity

 Come sample lavender flavored tea and cookies. Test your knowledge of lavender with a trivia challenge.

Lavender Cookie Recipe

Honey Lavender Panna Cota Recipe

Date

June 4, 2017

Activity

 Come make and take a lavender sachet.

Time

1 - 4 pm 

Activity

Bee Keeping Demonstrations at 2 pm

Admission

FREE

Activity

 Come photograph the lavender field, walk through the kitchen gardens, view historic market receipts, and tour the 1785 Farmhouse.

 

 

06/11/2017

Anticipation of Flag Day - June 14

Historic Maryland and U.S. Flags Display 

Flag Day

2017 Event

Flag Day - Historic Maryland and U.S. Flags Displayed.

Activity

Learn about historic flags of the US and Maryland

Date

June 11, 2017

Activity

Check out the current projects at the Farm

Time

1 pm to 4 pm

Activity

See what the gardens have to offer

Admission

FREE

Activity

 

Betsy Ross Flag

06/18/2017

Naval Historian Kim Nielsen will be at Hancock’s Resolution to explain all about Capt. Smith’s two perilous voyages up to the head of the Bay from Jamestown to try to find the fabled “Northwest Passage”.  .  

2017 Event

Remembering Captain John Smith visiting the Magothy River, Bodkin Creek and the Patapsco River in 1608

Activity

Naval Historian Kim Nielsen will be at Hancock’s Resolution to explain all about Capt. John Smith’s two perilous voyages up to the head of the Bay from Jamestown to try to find the fabled “Northwest Passage”.  

Date

June 18, 2017

Activity

Check out the gardens to see what they have to offer

Time

1 pm to 4 pm

Activity

Check out the current projects at the Farm

Admission

FREE

 

Check out the Captain John Smith Trail

Captain John Smith

Captain John Smith Collage

Captain John Smith's Voyage

06/23/2017

2017 Annual Meeting Invitation

2017 Event

Friday ($)FOHR Annual Meeting

Activity

Farm Field Supper

Date

Friday June 23, 2017

Activity

Rain or Shine

Time

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Activity

Speaker: County Executive Steve Schuh

Admission

$ 45.00

Activity

20th Anniversary Annual Meeting and Celebration

 Admission can be paid by PAYPAL

2017 Annual Meeting Minutes 

 Minutes from Last Year's Meeting

06/25/2017

Check out our wildlife

What's New at Hancock's Resolution

One of the important things to remember about a farm is that there is always something to repair. This year as we reopen you may notice the new driveway. The roof has been repaired. There is a reforestation area started. The lavender that survived has been replanted and new plants have been added.

June 25; July 9; July 16; July 23; July 30; August 6; August 13; August 27; September 3; September 24; October 8:     Park open for touring - no special program.

07/02/2017

The True Independence Day

Patriotic Program for all ages; Musket firing; historic flags; music; Interactive program exploring our National Symbols;

2017 Event

American Pride - Patriotic Program for all ages

Activity

Learn how to carry and fold the US flag

Date

July 2, 2017

Activity

Musket firing

Time

1 pm to 4 pm

Activity

historic flags; music; Interactive program exploring our National Symbols

Admission

FREE

Activity

Photo opportunities

 

American Pride Event

08/20/2017

2017 Event

War of 1812 Remembrance 

Since all activities take place out-of-doors, the event will be cancelled in case of a heavy rain. Call 410-255-4048 for the latest information.

Activity

The following activities are being led by The Ship's Company (www.shipscompany.org).  In addition, Mr. Kim Nielsen, Star Spangled Banner National Trail Advisory Committee, will be available to discuss British and American maneuvers leading up to the burning of the American schooner "Lion" in Bodkin Creek on August 24, 1814, the Battle of Caulk's Field, which took place on the Eastern Shore the following week, and the Battle of Baltimore which took place 3 weeks later.

Date

August 20, 2017

Activity

A 1/4-scale replica (~25') of a Baltimore Clipper (the "Little Lion") will be on static display.

Time

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Activity

  • 10:00 - Site Opens: Colors
  • 10:30 - Artillery Demonstration
  • 11:00 - Infantry Demonstration
  • 12:00 - Nooning* 
  •  1:00 - "Chanteymen" - a renowned group of singers of old time sea chanteys featured in the Washington Post 
  •  1:30 - Artillery Demonstration 
  •  2:00 -  Infantry Drill
  •  2:30 -  Cutlass Drill 
  •  3:00 - "Chanteymen" 
  •  4:00 - Artillery Demonstration 
  •  5:00 -  Site Closes 

(Note: The above timing is approximate.)

Admission

$10 per family - $5 per person - FOHR members FREE 

*No lunch will be available at Hancocks.

Activity

N.B. - Visitors are advised to wear sturdy shoes and long pants as the action takes place in old farm fields. For those needing to sit, bringing a folding chair or blanket is desirable also.

09/10/2017

Forgotten Farm tasks – Fence mending; crosscut sawing; spinning; basket making; musket firing;

2017 Event

Forgotten Farm tasks

Activity

Crosscut sawing

Date

September 10, 2017

Activity

Harvesting sorghum

Time

1 pm to 4 pm

Activity

Musket firing

Admission

FREE

Activity

Beekeeping Demonstrations

Forgotten Farm Tasks 2016

09/17/2017

GREAT NEWS – Edwin Calvert’s Book is at the printers. We have been promised delivery by September 17. The cost of the book is $35. For more information Check out the Book Release and the Hancock Cook Calvert Trust Website .

 

Family and Friends Day

September 17, 2017 ***1 – 4 pm at Hancock’s Resolution

Displays include Pages from Orlando Hancock's bible and Historic Photos of Fair View Amusement Park 1908.
The Hancock Calvert Cook Trust will display artifacts and provide information about family and friends.

Bring your favorite lawn chair and join in the fun.

Light picnic fair will be provided.

If you have any questions or would like to contribute food, contact Betty Ann Blanchard

Home: 410-544-1475  BABMarty@aol.com

This picture is of a concession stand at Fair View Amusement Park in 1908.

2017 Event

Hancock Extended Family and Friends Day

Activity

Displays of family artifacts by the Hancock Cook Calvert Trust 

Check out the Book Release

Check out the Hancock Cook Calvert Trust Website 

Edwin Calvert will be available to autograph copies of the book

Date

September 17, 2017

Activity

Display of pages from the Orlando Hancock Family Bible

Time

1 pm to 4 pm

Activity

Step back in time and visit Fair View Amusement Park in photos from 1908

Admission

FREE

Activity

Light lunch

10/01/2017

2017 Event

Tom Sawyer Day

Activity

White washing the frame buildings - dry weather required

Date

October 1, 2017

October 22,2017

Activity

Whitewash washes off with soap and water

Time

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Activity

Whitewashing is a great way to get a good workout

Admission

FREE

10/15/2017

Fall Festival

2017 Event

Fall Harvest Festival & Craft Day

Activity

$ Farm dinner based on historic receipts - served between 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

$12 per adult - children 10 and under $5 

PAYMENT BY CASH OR CHECK ONLY

Date

October 15, 2017

Activity

Make a scarecrow - Bob for apples

Time

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Activity

Learn about Crafts

Admission

$10 per family - OTHERWISE

$5 per person

FOHR members FREE

Activity

Beekeeping Demonstrations

 

10/29/2017

2017 Event

Animal Appreciation Day & Pet Parade

Activity

Register your costumed pet in the parade

Date

October 29, 2017

Activity

Show your pet in the parade to the judges

Time

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Activity

We have prizes for the judging and door prizes

Admission

FREE

Activity

Take your pet for a long walk in the park

Pet Parade 2015

The 2016 Brochure

 2016 Facts And Tips2016 Registration