Horton McCormick

Date of Birth: 01/01/1929 The memories of Masonville have been researched and recorded by Horton McCormick, who was born in Masonville in 1929. Masonville residents worked hard but also found time for community building and recreation on the industrial peninsula....

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Betty Thomas

Betty Thomas came to Wagner’s Point in the 1980s when post-industrialization had already begun to take its toll on the community, but she still found the small-town feel appealing and describes the remnants of the company town on the industrial peninsula: "I lived in...

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Stanley Stupi

Stanley Stupi, Bud Stupi's uncle recorded November 15, 2013. Excepts from the recording. Bud Stupi: I remember the chemicals at that time, I have leukemia now, and I'm pretty sure I got it from when I worked at the Continental Oil Company with the benzene. But a lot...

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Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard

Constructed: 1940 Demolished: 1945 The United States involvement in World War II, from 1941 until 1945, produced the most dramatic growth in the Fairfield area. Fairfield received lucrative defense contracts for cargo ships and other military commodities. In 1940, the...

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3306 Weedon Street

Constructed: 1910 Demolished: 2011 3306 Weedon Street was the last residential home in Fairfield. The final Fairfield residents, Jimmy Drake and Debbie Mitchell, were relocated and the house was torn down by the City of Baltimore in spring of 2011. Through archival...

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