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History Podcasts to Keep You Informed and Entertained

What's a heritage buff to do when lectures are cancelled and museums are closed? There’s always something new to learn and explore! Podcasts can bring interesting and informative stories to you wherever you are. Here are some history and heritage-related podcasts certain to keep you entertained. Click on the title of each podcast to learn more. Preservation Maryland’s PreserveCast Since launching in 2017, PreserveCast is the most popular historic preservation podcast with a growing group of listeners. Each Monday, your host Nick Redding interviews industry leaders in preservation with an interesting story...

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Explore “African-American Voices, Memories and Places: A Four Rivers Heritage Trail”

This was a project that was executed when our name was "Four Rivers Heritage Area." Anne Arundel County’s Office of Planning and Zoning and the Lost Towns Project developed a “virtual trail” exploring our area’s African American history and heritage in 2019. This resource is entitled, “African-American Voices, Memories and Places: A Four Rivers Heritage Trail.” The online “trail” highlights nearly 200 historic sites about African American life within the geographic area of our original heritage area boundaries. The project was created by local and professional historians, genealogists, and citizens. Funding...

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Try This At Home! We’ve got a “Conversation-Starter” Sheet for Family Time! — “Generation to Generation Activity Sheet”

A few years back (for Maryland Day), Four Rivers developed a "Generation to Generation" activity sheet for families and multi-generational groups to use as a conversation starter, and we think you'll enjoy this "low-tech" activity! We are resharing this as a download, hoping it may come in handy for social-distancing family time! The two-sided sheet has questions for the kids to ask the older folks on the front, and questions for the older folks to ask the kids in turn -- try it and as the conversation flows, add your own! Download the...

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Donated Books on Non-Profit Marketing Offered to Partners

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://chesapeakecrossroads.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Adobe_Spark_Video-1.mp4"][/video] Great news! A box full of marketing-related books for nonprofits has recently been donated to Four Rivers, and these are available for FREE to any of our partners on a first-come, first-served basis! The video below highlights the book covers. Please call our office if you would like one -- or several -- of these excellent reads! We can be reached at 410-222-1805 or send an e-mail to [email protected], thanks!...

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