Historic Bridges of the MidAtlantic: Bullfrog Road Bridge

Historic Bridges of the MidAtlantic: Bullfrog Road Bridge

The Bullfrog Road Bridge was built in 1908 by the York Bridge Company out of York, Pennsylvania. It was eventually listed on the National Register for Historic Places in 1978. It connects Frederick and Carroll Counties over the Monocacy River.   As many of the historic bridges in the area are that of the wood [...]

Wallpaper with a View featuring @antrim1844

Wallpaper with a View featuring @antrim1844

Two weeks ago, the husband and I wandered up to the light-flooded third story of the mansion at Antrim 1844. To say that the light married with the acid turquoise wallpaper luminated the third floor would be an understatement. Sidebar: The owner of Antrim 1844, Dort, applied all of the wallpaper on her own. How [...]

Pack a Bag: Antrim 1844, Part II

Pack a Bag: Antrim 1844, Part II

Two weeks ago, the husband and I spent two nights at Antrim 1844. It was an amazing experience that I would recommend to anyone traveling through Maryland, visiting Gettysburg, or looking for a heritage tourism experience. I decided to publish an additional post about the dining experiences because they were just that phenomenal. I would [...]

Keys to the Clabaugh Room featuring @antrim1844

Keys to the Clabaugh Room featuring @antrim1844

My husband and I spent the beginning of last week at Antrim 1844, when we stayed in the Clabaugh Room. The room is named for a state figurehead. Per the Antrim 1844 website, "This room is named after George Washington Clabaugh who purchased the property in 1837. His son, Harvey Morris Clabaugh, was elected Attorney [...]

Historic Bridges of the MidAtlantic: Roddy Road Covered Bridge

Historic Bridges of the MidAtlantic: Roddy Road Covered Bridge

While my husband and I were visiting Antrim 1844, we wanted to take advantage of everything that not only Carroll County, but also nearby Frederick County had to offer. In his case, it was through the scope of the outdoorsman and in my case, through the scope of historic preservation. Our divergent interests came together [...]

Pack a Bag: Antrim 1844, Part I

Pack a Bag: Antrim 1844, Part I

I frequently write about my obsession for history, architectural history, and historic preservation on Lucindervention as well as across my social media channels. It is an interest I developed while living across the pond in Europe while in elementary school, and although it took me twenty-three years and a category five hurricane to understand how [...]