February 21, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Full STEAM Ahead at Pax Museum Expo -

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Perfect Pilot Training at St. Mary’s Airport -

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Whitetail Solar Project Application Withdrawn -

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Join Young Professionals for After-Hours Event -

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Little League Launched in Lex Park

“Baseball has long been a staple of entertainment and recreation in St. Mary’s County,” finds Historical Society writer Pat Woodburn, but to get the sport into the hands of youth took the US Navy and Lexington Park Lions.

SlackWater: A Look Back at Old St. Mary’s

The late Sen. J. Frank Raley Jr. worked to modernize the Southern Maryland region, generate economic development, and raise the standard of living. This essay, “Old County — New County,” was first published in 1999.

SlackWater: Navy Brings ‘Boomtown Years’

SlackWater

By all accounts, the 1940s were the boomtown years in St. Mary’s, when workers by the thousands from all over poured into the county to build the Patuxent River Naval Air Station.

Knights of the Round Table

Slackwater

By the 1960s, the military had come to define Lexington Park. The new boom town became the center of new consumerism in St. Mary’s County.