2005, Center staff and and students have partnered with the Anacostia
Trails Heritage Area (ATHA), one of 23 state-designated Heritage Areas.
The collaboration promotes heritage tourism in the part of Prince
George's County, along the historic Route 1 corridor, that surrounds
the University of Maryland . These efforts included the ATHA interest
group, historical research in the Port Towns region of ATHA, and a
collaborative interpretive history project involving several center
|Bladensburg's 1925 Peace Cross Memorializes
the city's World War I Casualties.
CHRS has hosted a series of interest group meetings for University
scholars interested in pursuing research within ATHA. Plans are currently
underway to develop an inderdisciplinary undergraduate course cluster
centered on ATHA, as well as establishing an ATHA library, currently
housed in the Center. Additionally, interest group member and affiliate,
Judith Freidenberg has begun work on an Immigrant
Life History Museum to be located in ATHA.
Click on a the appropriate file format
above to download the database. To open the tab-delimited file (.tab)
download and then open from within Microsoft Excel or other appropriate