View in browser Welcome to the current issue of the Garrett County Gazette. I’m Chris Nichols, your guide to helping you find out what’s going on, what’s coming up and interesting tidbits from the area. Let’s jump right in! No school closures(for another year at least) Over the past few months, the Garrett County BoardContinue reading “Garrett County Gazette, April 2023”
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Who OWNS Garrett County, MD?
I’ve been working on some projects looking at large landowners in the County and decided to make it a full analysis of ownership types across the whole County. Below are the slides from the presentation and you can watch a narrated version on my Youtube channel
Garrett County Gazette, March 2023
View in browser Welcome to the current issue of the Garrett County Gazette. I’m Chris Nichols, your guide to helping you find out what’s going on, what’s coming up and interesting tidbits from the area. Let’s jump right in!Special Olympics of Maryland returns to Garrett County for Winter Games After nearly a decade, the Special OlympicsContinue reading “Garrett County Gazette, March 2023”
2022 Real Estate Sales Report for Garrett County, MD
Below is my Real Estate Sales Report for Garrett County, MD for 2022. I had prepared it as a presentation, so the images of each slide are shown below. You can watch a narrated version on Youtube You can download a pdf of the report here.
Fall Foliage Overlooks in Garrett County
Looking for the best spots to check out the Autumn colors of Garrett County – here are my picks for great overlooks (and they are great the rest of the year, too!) Watch the video version Visit my online map Buy the Ultimate Adventure fold-up map Here are the points I mention in the videoContinue reading “Fall Foliage Overlooks in Garrett County”
Garrett County: resistant to extreme weather since 300,000,000 BC
Hurricane Ian’s (Sept 2022) recent devastation of Florida (and other states) got me working on updating my extreme weather map of Garrett County and the region. I had created a map in 2014 that showed the tracks of major storms and tornados in the eastern half of the US. I was happy with how itContinue reading “Garrett County: resistant to extreme weather since 300,000,000 BC”
Garrett County, MD: Pet Paradise
It’s a great place to live or visit with your pet (especially your dog!) Check out the narrated version on Youtube Dog parks Oakland Town Dog Park 27 Oakland Rosedale Road, Oakland, MD 21550https://oaklandmd.com/dog-park.html McHenry Community Park (operated by the Deep Creek Lake Lions Club)1249 Bumble Bee Rd Accident MD 21520https://deepcreeklions.org/service-programs/mchenry-community-park/ Pick up your dogContinue reading “Garrett County, MD: Pet Paradise”
Garrett County in the times of Meshach Browning
Deep Creek (Lake) in the time of Meshach Browning “My mind cannot imagine a more beautiful sight than could be obtained from the highest grounds of the Hoop-Pole Ridge, which commanded a view of the valley between that and the great Back-Bone . . . It was a grand sight to watch the tall grass,Continue reading “Garrett County in the times of Meshach Browning”