Category Archives: Village History Stories

Series Part 5 – Extracts from Dickeyville Days memoirs

By Nancy Sieck Lawson Memories from Nancy Sieck Lawson My parents lived at 5106 Wetheredsville Rd. from 1938 until 2001 when they moved to Mercy Ridge Retirement community near Towson. I have many memories of growing up in Dickeyville. It was a wonderful place for

Series Part 4 – Extracts from Dickeyville Days Memoirs

By Jan Gibbons Weinman Memories from Jan (Janny) Gibbons Weinman, daughter of Jan and Lou Gibbons, youngest sibling to Michael, Karen, and Linda I was born into an amazing family that lived at 2323 Tucker Lane – phone #448-0106.  Don’t we all remember those cool

Series Part 3 – Extracts from Dickeyville Days Memoirs

By Tricia Colgan Barrett Memories from Tricia Colgan Barrett Although I was a member of the younger group, I have so many memories, but here are a few: The Spring House on Wetheredsville Road-best water ever! Playing Kick the Can until the sunset, and even

Series Part 2 – Extracts from Dickeyville Days Memoirs

By Irv(ing) Williams Memories from Irv(ing) Williams My early memories of Dickeyville seem so much like Dylan Thomas’ poem/story, A Child’s Christmas in Wales…… “One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea-town corner now and out of all sound except

Series Part 1 – Extracts from Dickeyville Days Memoirs

Post by Anne Williams McMahan Memories from Anne Williams McMahan We lived up the hill on Forest Park Drive from probably 1949.  I remember coming into the village to take the trolley downtown.  In those days, most families had one car.  We moved to Tucker

Reunion for Dickeyville Kids of 1940s, 50s & 60s

Yes, it is finally happening! The Dickeyville Kids will return to our old haunts. We were friends, acquaintances, baby-sitters, and babies that had sitters, sons, daughters, siblings, and friends. Our memories extend from Victory Gardens by the Dam in the 1940’s to the upheaval of

Neighbors share sentiments about the village

… It’s the simple things we love….  Check out how a spontaneous question spurred an outpouring of Dickeyville love amongst neighbors. The following comments were added to a Facebook post between September 2016 – May 2017 by members in response to a question raised by