Howard County Library

  • Elbert “Bert” Arrington

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    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.

    Learn more about items mentioned in this podcast:

    http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=2676

    http://www.boeing.com/history/boeing/b29.html

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  • Scott Johnson

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    Scott Johnson talks about growing up in Columbia and the schools, stores, and open spaces that he would walk or ride his bicycle to near his home.  Columbia had everything for him and he later came to know about Rouse’s vision and how other towns were not like Columbia.  Johnson names several local attractions that he has enjoyed over the years and expresses his hopes for the future of Howard County and Columbia.

    Learn more about items mentioned in this podcast:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open-space_school#Open_Space_School

    http://www.hcconservancy.org/

    http://wildelake.columbiavillages.org/
     

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