Turner Station Conservation Teams
- Turner Station Conservation Teams representing our historic community. Dedicated to the revitalization of Turner Station.
Hope all is well. Kindly join us for our September Community Virtual Meeting which will be held on next Monday, September 27th @ 6:00 pm. This month's meeting topic is on "Housing". Our speakers are Anthony Parran, Executive Director Eastside Development Corporation, Dante Jones, Owner, Jones Enterprise and Tasha James-Gresham, DRC's Deputy Director. They all will bring a worth of information regarding homeowners workshops, new homes development, the process, how the community benefits, funding available for seniors, current home owners and so much more... see attached flyer. Don't miss this important meeting, keeping you informed with the most current information. Keep in mind that you must pre-register for this meeting, see meeting link below.
You are invited to The Conservation Teams Community Zoom meeting.
When: Sep 27, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Our partners and stockholders always have a worth of information to to share. Looking forward to seeing you on next Monday, feel free to share this information with others. Continue to enjoy your day!
Gloria E. Nelson
T.S. Family -- there are four NEW affordable homes coming to Turner Station. They are all scheduled to be completed by the end of 2022. In order to be qualified and receive huge discounts, please attend one of the Eastside CDC home-buyer workshops.
This housing project is done with collaboration from Eastside CDC, Baltimore County, Turner Station Conservation Teams, Dundalk Renaissance Corporation and the Turner Station Housing Team. Many of your neighbors are involved in bringing this awesome endeavor to life.
We want to see YOU in a new home!
FYI --- Dundalk Renaissance also has a BE A BUYER workshop. Be better prepared, attend both! --- https://www.dundalkusa.org/grants-programs/
Our TSCT community meetings minutes will appear here for your convenience and review.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.
Hope all is well. Attached is a flyer inviting you to participate in the Master Plan 2030 Community Engagement meeting for Turner Station. This meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 28th @ 6:00 p.m. Master Plan 2030 provides the vision and strategies for growth over the next 10 years into a modern, 21st century county. Encouraging you to take full advantage of this opportunity, your input matters. It would be great to also hear from our future generation. Kindly Share this information with others.
Continue to enjoy your day.
Gloria E. Nelson
Have a great and productive day!
Turner Station Conservation Teams, Inc.
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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 porti
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.
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 co
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 website--Turnerstation.org
Stories From The Steelworkers
TURNER STATION EMERGENCY DISASTER EVACUATION PLAN
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Our Turner Station Conservation Teams meetings are the last Monday of each month - (MEETINGS ARE CURRENTLY VIRTUAL, look for a link on this page) 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
323 Sollers Point Road, Turner Station, MD 21222
Contact us Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm via email at "Drop us a line" link below.
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