Bloomin' Artfest, Reisterstown's annual spring festival, took over the grounds at Franklin Middle on Saturday, May 11.
Reisterstown Community Cemetery
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Members of the Reisterstown Improvement Association are working to restore the cemetery on Cockeys Mill Road, which was built in the 1700s.
As the Reisterstown Improvement Association continues its effort to revitalize Main Street, several of its members are also working to preserve the town’s past. “It’s a very interesting little cemetery,” said Kim Drapkin, an RIA member working to raise funds for the Reisterstown Community Cemetery’s restoration. The town’s founder, John Reister, and soliders from the Revolutionary War, Civil War and War of 1812 are buried in the cemetery on Cockeys Mill Road. “The community of Reisterstown actually owns the cemetery, not the church. John Reister deeded it to the community and it has remained that way ever since,” Drapkin said. “Every single person that lives here, we all have a stake in the cemetery.” Read Linda Percy’s guest column to …