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University Park Walking Tour



University Park has designed a self-guided walking tour of the town, made available at the time of the 75th anniversary of the town on October 9th 2011. After the celebration the printed brochures will be available at Town Hall and we will use this web page to post more information on the sites of the tour.

Download this printable PDF version of the brochure (in English and in Spanish) that you can print yourself if needed.

Additional information about the sites


thumbnail of tour cover Site 1: 4315 Underwood ~ University Park Elementary School.

The mural features about 32 drawings submitted by students, each depicting something seen in University Park such as trees, azaleas, a rollerblading student and a Route 1 road sign. The project was spearheaded by art teacher Liza Linder and members of the community helped the students and teachers create and mount the decorative mosaic.

  • Story in the CollegeParkPatch (Oct 1, 2010)



    Site 5: 4307 Sheridan ~ Home of late Dr. Gordon Prange and his wife Anne R. Prange.
    See also:
  • Books from Louis Harlan on Amazon



    Site 10: 6600 Block Wells Parkway ~ 9/11Memorial.
    The text on the memorial reads:
    University Park Community Memorial

    A place for reflection

    commemorating all lives lost to

    acts of terrorism and war, including

    Dana Falkenberg, Zoe Falkenberg

    Charles Falkenberg, Leslie Whittington,Sheila M. S. Hein

    September 11, 2001

    Design Tom Ashcraft - Landscape Sandra Youssef Clinton

    September 11, 2005




    Site 13: 4311 Clagett Road ~ Home of Dr. George H. Callcott and Dr. Margaret Law Callcott
    See also:
  • Books from Margaret Law Callcott on Amazon
  • Books from George H. Callcott on Amazon



    Site 14: 6924 Pineway ~ Home of the late Dr. Louis R. Harlan.
    See also:
  • Books from Louis Harlan on Amazon



    Site 17: 6707 44th Ave. ~ Home of the late James M. Cain.
    James M. Cain
  • Born July 1, 1892 Annapolis, Maryland, United States
  • Died October 27, 1977 (aged 85) University Park, Maryland, United States
    See also:
  • James M. Cain's collection at the University of Maryland Library
  • Books from James M. Cain on Amazon
  • Story about new novel recently discovered (Sept 20, 2011)


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