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This Travel Information Center is named in honor of Governor Harry R. Hughes
Governor of Maryland 1979-1987
1st Maryland Secretary of Transportation 1970-1987Member, Maryland Senate, 1959-1970Member, Maryland House of Delegates, 1955-1959
Nicholas Snowden built a grist mill on this site in 1811, using water from the Patuxent River to power the mill. He converted it into a cotton mill in 1824. His son-in-law, Horace Capron, enlarged the Laurel Cotton Mill in 1836 to produce canvas d…
The mill town of Savage served a vital need for the United States Army after the Civil War began in 1861. William Baldwin who had purchased the mills in 1859 manufactured canvas for cannon covers and tents. Although cotton was in short supply, Bal…
Built by The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in 1884, this "American Queen Anne" structure continues in daily use. The architect, Francis H. Baldwin, also designed the rear wing of the State House in Annapolis.The building was placed on the National R…
Spanning the Little Patuxent River is the sole surviving example of the bridging system invented, 1850, by Wendel Bollman, Baltimore engineer. It was the first system, entirely of iron, used by the Baltimore and Ohio railroad and the first in Amer…
Methodism in Laurel was founded here in an "Upper Room" March 11, 1840.
The home of Major Snowden. Original Gran 1686. George Washington stopped here May 9 and September 21, 1787 on his way to and returning from the Constitutional Convention.