'It All Started on Winters Lane'

The first published history of one the forty historically Black settlements in Baltimore County, Md.

'It All Started on Winters Lane' chronicles the stories of many families that founded the Black settlement of Catonsville, Md. Starting from the day's of slavery, this book tells the story of the Black men and women that made the community possible. The author, Louis Diggs, is a genealogist who has retired from the U.S. Army and Federal Civil Service, spends his golden years researching his family roots and writing local Black histories.

A brief history of the Black community of Catonsville, Md

Pictures from Catonsville's past

Biographical info of the author

Where is Catonsville, Md.?

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Updated 10/15/95

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Copyright 1995, Louis S. Diggs