Underpass Mural – College Park City-University Partnership

Underpass Mural – College Park City-University Partnership
— Read on collegeparkpartnership.org/underpassmural/

See information here on a project linking the Lakeland and the University of Maryland. Images from the LCHP archives are being used for inspiration. Follow the link above for updates as the project continues.


Summer Interviews and Archives Activities

The Heritage Project is working with the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities and other University of Maryland partners to do interviews and improve our digital archive. Grant funding has been secured for a group of interns to work on the project this summer. We are thrilled to have both Lakeland teens and University of Maryland students on the intern team.

Mural Project Underway

Work starts next week on a mural featuring historic Lakeland images. Artist for the project are teen artists lead by local professionals. Among the mual crew are two young Lakelanders. The project is being undertaken by the College Park City – University Partnership along with Maryland- National Capital Park and Planning Commission, College Park Arts Exchange and the University of Maryland. This artwork will be on the walls of the pedestrian underpass of Baltimore Avenue at Lakeland Road on the pathway.

The area will have artistic lighting. That element of the project is complete. The ribbon cutting will be held soon.

Get Ready… See You at the Beach!

Just pack a lunch, grab you sun hat and meet at Sandy Point State Park, Osprey Shelter. You will need to pay the standard park entry fee. Come at about noon and stay all day. This will be a relaxing day to spend with family and friends.  

Thank you to all those who made donated to fund this year’s Beach Day.

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Youth Event in Honor of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month youth ages 12 to 26 are invited to be the guests of Lakeland Community Heritage Project and the Maryland Institute on Technology in the Humanities  on Sunday, February ll, 201 at 1 :45 PM  for a presentation and discussion on our, Lakeland history and how they think technology should be used to share that history with young scholars and others. This session will include lunch and will be held at Hornbake Library on
the University of Maryland Campus at 1:45. Parking will be available in the garage to the rear of that building.
Please RSVP to Maxine Gross at 240-643-7264 by February 4, 2018

LCHP Annual Meeting and Archive Action

LCHP’s Annual Membership Meeting will be on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 2:00 at Jason’s Deli on Baltimore Avenue in College Park. Our special guests will be representatives from the Maryland Institute for Technology in Humanities. Come learn about our archive project and let your voice be heard on the direction OUR Archive should take. Please come help plan the future of LCHP. Share your ideas and concerns or even volunteer to help. Parking is free on Sunday and students will still be on winter break.