Beltsville News Archives

The Beltsville News

The Beltsville News focuses on the Beltsville community through 14,000 copies published monthly. The paper is staffed by all volunteers serving the Beltsville community with love, but without pay. If you enjoy Facebook you can join The Beltsville News Group. Listed on this page are as many archived issues of The Beltsville News that I […]

Read more

A Review of Beltsville History – Part 3 of 4

By Ted Ladd – www.jwdc.com/ladd This 4-part series was suggested and supported by Jay Williams (originally published in The Beltsville News – May 2016) The Taverns of Beltsville The main route between Baltimore and Washington starting about 1730 was the Post Road, later to become Route 1. In the early days, the 40-mile route was […]

Read more

A Review of Beltsville History – Part 1 of 4

By Ted Ladd – www.jwdc.com/ladd (originally published in The Beltsville News – March 2016) Beltsville’s Beginnings Beltsville’s beginnings can be traced to 1649 when Cecil Calvert, the 2nd Baron of Baltimore, also known as Lord Baltimore, granted to planter Richard Snowden 80,000 acres of land that encompassed the area now known as Beltsville. That area […]

Read more

Top