In Part 2 of Bette Chambers’ interview, Mrs. Chambers talks about her courtship and early married life with her late husband, Mel Chambers. She recounts many of the businesses and people of Ellicott City along with her life living in an historic house, Toll House, and her work as an interior designer.
Elbert “Bert” Arrington grew up in western Howard County. He talks about his farm and the schools and roads near his Marriottsville home, as well as, the various groups he belonged to and how he met his future spouses. Before the start of World War II, he joined the Air Force and traveled to many places in the United States and abroad for diverse military training.
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John DuVall has traced his family’s Howard County roots to his great, great, grandfather, who came to the county from Germany as an indentured servant. John shares his memories of growing up in the county and why his family still calls Howard County home.