Stories/History
The Rocks
Warren Dorsey is 93, but he remembers being a boy in Sykesville and the strange magic of the Patap...
The Sykesville Giants
They were as poor as you could get, but they were great. And people came from miles around to pla...
The Rise and Fall of Wade Warfield and Other Calamities - Part One - Sykesville for Sale
He built the town, but no one knows his name. This is the greatest Sykesville story never told. T...
The Rise and Fall of Wade Warfield and Other Calamities - Part Two - The 1920s - Charred Timber and Ashes
A life that had gone right suddenly goes disastrously wrong, as flood, fire, and depression come to...
Matt Candland and the End of an Era for Sykesville, Maryland
In 17 years, Matt Candland helped Sykesville grow from a sad abandoned town to the rejuvenated pl...
Sykesville - The Town that Refused To Die – Part 1
The town of Sykesville today is nothing like the Sykesville of 25 years ago. Go back with us now...
Sykesville's Amazing Dorseys and the Old Colored Schoolhouse
One of the least heard of Sykesville's amazing stories is the story of the Dorseys, who attended t...
James Sykes - Flood, Fire, and the Founding of Sykesville
You live in Sykesville, but do you know anything about James Sykes? Did you know he was born in En...
The Blighted Hopes of George and Prudence Patterson
Meet George and Prudence Patterson and the boy who died young and changed everything.
Hats Off to Springfield's Class of 1914
It's June of 1914 and Springfield Hospital graduates eight nurses. Take a quick trip back 97 years i...
Recession, Coincidence, and 7604 Main Street
Only in Sykesville. A story about artists, frame shops, pool halls, fire, and time.
A Charlie Brown Tree on an Eldersburg Chicken Farm
Before the roads and big houses surrounded and swallowed the chicken farm where he grew up, Bob Al...
In 1941, Christmas Brought War to Sykesville
Four days after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, three days after the U.S. declared war on Japan,...