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Mark Roby looking at all the old photographs behind the walls of Dawnrose.

Beltsville’s Dawnrose History

If these walls could talk, what a story they would tell. Last year I wrote an article, These Old Walls, about finding some long-ago photos behind some office walls in a building we called DawnRose. This article will touch on the history of this building and the man behind it before Behnke Nurseries purchased it. Enjoy!
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Behind These Old Walls

In the building, we called ‘Dawnrose,’ hides some Country Music and Beltsville History! Frank Gosman began his jamboree around 1968, calling the club The Tin Dipper. He broadcast a few radio commercials for the butcher shop he owned there.....
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