Farring-Baybrook Park

Farring-Baybrook Park

Farring-Baybrook Park – 4501 Farring Court (Brooklyn & Curtis Bay) By Katelyn Glossner (spring 2014) In February 1975, for the first time in Baltimore city history, a park was named after a living person to honor the work of Brooklyn community activist Maree...

Garrett Park

Garrett Park By Cody Selbert (spring 2014) Robert W. Garrett donated the land for a park and playground for local children in 1919 when Brooklyn and Curtis Bay were annexed into Baltimore City. Garrett was a “public recreation devotee” who also won medals at the 1896...

East Fort Armistead Park

E: Fort Armistead Park By Mercedes Lopez (spring 2014) Fort Armistead Park is located southwest of the Key Bridge at Hawkins Point. Intended for protection of Baltimore Harbor, the fort was built in 1896 as part of the Endicott Board’s $127 million coastal defense...

Brooklyn Park, Anne Arundel County

By Chris Byars (spring 2014) The land that became Brooklyn Park was once an old mining pit for sand and gravel. It was transformed into a recreational territory for the Brooklyn Park Youth Association. The two parcels that make up this massive green space now hold...