CFP: Chesapeake Studies: Casting a Wide Net

From June 5-7, 2019, Salisbury University will host “Chesapeake Studies: Casting a Wide Net,” an inaugural interdisciplinary academic conference for professional scholars and graduate students studying the Chesapeake and Delmarva region.  We invite proposals for presentations and panel discussions that contribute to the scholarly understanding of the region from a broad range of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and the arts.  We intend for this to be the

Lord Baltimore Fellowship (re-post)

Applications for 2018
Deadline: February 15, 2018
The Maryland Historical Society invites applications for its Lord Baltimore Research
Fellowship program. The society offers fellowships each year designed to promote
scholarship in Maryland history and culture through research in its library collections.
Applications will be welcomed from independent scholars, graduate students, or university
faculty in any discipline appropriate to the society’s collections.
Between six and twelve fellowships will be awarded. Fellows receive expanded access to the

Fort Washington: Even the Founders Made Mistakes

For all their achievements, even America's Founders were capable of mistakes. Shown in this photo, one of those is considerably important; a photo[1968 or 9] of Fort Washington in Maryland, along the Northeastern banks of the Potomac River.

[While not my most successful photography], It does display one of the more remarkable colonial era Forts, preserved quite complete, now by the National Park Service.

Its location on the North side of the Potomac is across from George Washington's estate at Mt. Vernon, on the Virginia South riverside.


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