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Members of the Daniels Band, oldest continuous non-military band in the region
Members of the Daniels Band, the last surviving mill-town band in the region, May 1997 Daniels, MD Photo: Peggy Fox

The Patapsco Heritage Cultural Survey and Oral History

The communities of the Patapsco River valley share a rich cultural history with roots in the area's mills, family businesses, and rural ways of life. This project preserves on tape the memories of some 60 people from Ellicott City, Oella, Relay, and Elkridge, The Maryland Historical Trust provided major funding.

Originally submitted by: Paul S. Sarbanes, Senator.

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The Local Legacies project provides a "snapshot" of American Culture as it was expressed in spring of 2000. Consequently, it is not being updated with new or revised information with the exception of "Related Website" links.

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