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By Carol Deibel

whilst Bel Air was once selected because the seat of Harford County in 1782, it used to be a small advertisement hub surrounded by way of eco-friendly pastures and farms. With industrialization and the arrival of the Ma & Pa Railroad and within sight Aberdeen Proving floor, the quiet city was once reworked right into a bustling city middle. via a chain of interesting vignettes and utilizing firsthand money owed, neighborhood writer Carol Deibel renders a portrait of a proud neighborhood that rallied round its personal whilst tough hit by way of the good melancholy and one who gave tirelessly at the homefront and overseas through the wars of the 20th century. From Friday evening dances on the armory to the pounding of the turf on the Bel Air Racetrack, sign up for Deibel as she remembers readers to hazy, cicada-filled summers and the glow of the fatherland lights.

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