Legendary locals of Bel Air Maryland / Carol L. Deibel and Kathi Santora.

Author
Deibel, Carol [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Charleston, South Carolina : Arcadia Publishing, [2016]
Description
127 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Series
Legendary locals. [More in this series]
Summary note
Residents of Bel Air, a small county seat located in northern Maryland, played inordinartely large roles in the evolution of the state and nation. Bel Air boasts two Maryland governors, William Paca and Augustus Bradford; the first woman elected to the Maryland State Senate, Mary Risteau; as well as Milton Reckford, whose 65-year military career is unequaled. Other local legends include radio personality Diane Lyn, artist Jim Butcher, aned Kimmie Meissner, the youngest member of the 2006 Olympic team. There are villains as well. The civil rights era brought the mysterious 1970 explosion that rocked the town on the eve of H. Rap Brown's scheduled trial in the Bel Air Courthouse. Peruse the pages of Legendary Locals of Bel Air and find generations of talented and passionate people who turned a wilderness town into a thriving suburban center that still manages to maintain its unique beauty and sense of community.
Bibliographic references
Includes index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The partiarchs and founders
  • The agrarian beginnings
  • The economic engines
  • The regulators
  • The entertainers
  • The martial element
  • The ministers, educators, and professionals
  • The sports stars
  • The heroes, villains, and ne'er-do-wells.
Other title(s)
Legendary locals of Bel Air
ISBN
  • 9781467102377
  • 1467102377
LCCN
2015950827
OCLC
944086638
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