Historical remembrance events in the area!

This year is the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, the 197th Anniversary of the Battle of Blandensburg, and the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812.

Come and remember our history by attending any of these events:

– 1861 style baseball on July 31st at noon in Magruder Park, Hyattsville. Organized by the Anacostia Trails Heritage Area, come and watch this real vintage baseball event with the participation of  Louie from Bowie Baysox.

Rising of the 15 “Star Spangled Banner” flag on August 2nd, at 7 pm on the Burger King Parking Lot located at Bladensburg Road, Colmar Manor, MD.

– Battle of Blandensburg Encampment on August 13th from noon to 4 pm. There will be historic food, music and military demostrations to celebrate the 200th annyversary of the war or 1812.

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  1. As you may know, Community Forklift is located in the Anacostia Trails Heritage Area. We are proud of the rich history, strong sense of community, and beautiful natural recreation sites in this area. We are also glad that the area is becoming a regional hub for green industry & sustainable businesses! Anyhow, we thought you might like to know about upcoming ATHA events.

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