Category Archives: General Interest Topics

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Resident Article: Where was the chocolate mill?

By Seely Foley–Like many of you, I’ve found new ways to fill my days in the time of social distancing. I love historical research, so while I’m stuck in my house I thought I’d focus on my own neighborhood. My current quest started with a

Champion City Tree Recognized on Pickwick

It’s now official–Dickeyville has a Champion Tree. In February 2020 officials from the Maryland Big Tree Program designated a massive American Sycamore on Pickwick Road as a Baltimore City Champion. Measuring 14 feet, 4 inches in diameter and 133 feet tall, the beautiful gentle giant

New Book by Resident, Mel Currie

Celebrating another Dickeyville published author!  We recently learned about a second publication by long-time resident, Mel Currie. Mel’s latest book, Just Before Too Late, was released in December, 2019.  This fictional account of Paul McCarahan adds to an earlier non-ficition publication by Currie; Mathematics: Rhyme

Three Village Writers Publish Books

This month there were three newly published books authored by Dickeyville residents! New StreetCar Book (with section on Dickeyville by Mike Blair) In Mike’s words: Last year I received a call from Bernie Sachs asking if I could provide any documentation and/or pictures of the StreetCars

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

Alert: Pokéman comes to Dickeyville – but do not fear!

A new plague has swept across the nation… and Dickeyville. Perhaps you’ve seen a carload of shifty-looking twentysomethings cruise slowly up Wetheredsville, stopping for a moment in front of the church. Or perhaps you’ve seen people hanging out up by the trailhead, staring at their