Turner Station Conservation Teams

Turner Station Conservation Teams representing our historic community. Dedicated to the revitalization of Turner Station.

Turner Station 


  Hope all is well. This month’s meeting will be held on Monday, November 25, 2019.  Our guest speaker is Aaron Tomarchio, Senior Vice President, Administration and Corporate Affairs. He will provide an update regarding the growth of Trade Point Atlantic, “Industry in Motion”. Please come out and obtain first-hand information about Trade Point Atlantic and the availability of jobs, see attached flyer.
  Sollers Point Multi-Purpose Center
  323 Sollers Point Road
  Turner Station, MD 21222
  6:30 P.M. Prompt
  In addition, our partners and stockholders always have a wealth of information to share.  Look forward to seeing you, kindly share this information and bring a friend.  Continue to have a wonderful day!!
  Gloria Nelson, President
  Turner Station Conservation Teams
  "Committed to Community"

As most already know, our community is working on a Design With Dredge project for the Fleming Park Shoreline. 

 Some good news about our ongoing collaboration with the Turner Station Conservation Teams, Inc. and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Thanks to the Chesapeake Bay Journal for the coverage and John Olszewski Jr. (Johnny O )

This short video explains maintenance dredging---

This link is a draft of the whole project---


About Us

Turner Station History


The area that grew into Turner Station was once farm land owned by J. M. Turner as early as 1877.  The rural character of the area began to change in the 1880s when the Pittsburgh Steel Co. built a steel plant on land known as Sparrows Point. The steel mill was bought out by the Maryland Steel Co., and at that time Mr. Turner sold a portion of his tract to the Sparrows Point Railroad Company. The railroad company erected a station, naming it for the Turner
property through which the rail passed on its way to Sparrows Point.  As the nearby community grew, it took on that name – “Turner Station.”
The Maryland Steel Co. created a subsidiary called the Dundalk Co. for the purpose of overseeing construction of housing for workers near Dundalk. Building had just started when WWI created an astonishing demand for ships constructed of steel. As a result of this
increased demand for labor, many African Americans migrated to the area and created their own self- sustaining community with both housing and local businesses.  Schools, churches, grocery stores, fraternal organizations, restaurants, barber and beauty shops, doctors, dentists, gas stations, liquor stores, an employment office and clothing stores sprung up and prospered around the Turner Station stop with names such as the Balnew Cab Co., Allmond's Confectionery, Fanny Major's Community Laundry, the Anthony Theatre and the Adams Cocktail Lounge. The  Adams became the most popular black lounge in Baltimore, and patrons saw entertainment greats there, including Chick Webb, Pearl Bailey and Billy Eckstein.
After World War II, the community began to decline.  Between 1960 and 1970, the population decreased by nearly fifty percent, and services decreased as well.  At the turn of the 21st century, however, dedicated residents partnering with Baltimore County and private companies have been diligently working to revitalize the community, and encouraging signs of redevelopment have occurred. The Turner Station Conservation Teams  --a 501c3 organization(with seven distinct teams) was organized with a mission to change the community from one that has suffered from neglect to a vibrant, caring and attractive area, and members are dedicated to the revitalization of Turner Station that pursues development connected to the community's
long history of education and faith, its unique waterfront location, and its unique place in history.

Louis Diggs--Meadows to the Point - clicl here!

Our Community

Turner Station Conservation Teams has partnered with many local community groups, Baltimore County, local businesses, churches, and environmental groups and we all work together to connect residents with services---connect children with sports and opportunity---act on environmental oversight and health disparities--connect our faith to community action. --our

Stories From The Steelworkers


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Our Turner Station Conservation Teams meetings are the last Monday of each month at our Sollers Point Multipurpose Center at 323 Sollers Point Road in Turner Station, Md 21222. Meetings start at 6:30 pm prompt. --Turner Station Conservation Teams in Dundalk

Turners Station Conservation Teams

323 Sollers Point Road, Turner Station, MD 21222

410-282-3208 fax


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