Author Archives: Humberson Homes

Snowshoeing Anyone?

Deep Creek Lake offers yet another winter activity that many people probably aren’t aware of ……… snowshoeing tours. Yes, you heard me correctly snowshoeing! I never thought about it being an option here but why not? It is a great … Continue reading

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Goosebumps and Grapes

Tonight is the official kick off of the 17th Annual MSP/NRP Deep Creek Dunk with Goosebumps and Grapes. Join the festivities at the Honi Honi Bar from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. for a night of wine sampling inside a … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Watch for Garrett, Preston and Tucker Counties

Tomorrow Saturday, February 21, 2015 a Winter Storm Watch has been issued. Please use extreme caution as heavy snow is expected from about 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. and then turning over to a Wintry Mix for the evening hours. … Continue reading

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2015 Deep Creek Dunk

The time has arrived yet again for the Annual Deep Creek Dunk. The 17th Annual MSP/NRP Deep Creek Dunk is scheduled for this Saturday, February 21st. The preparations have already begun as they have started to remove the ice behind … Continue reading

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President’s Day

I couldn’t think of a more suitable image to represent President’s Day than one of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. The actual origin of the holiday dates back to 1885 when it was officially established to recognize George Washington’s birthday … Continue reading

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Roses are Red…..Violets are Blue…..

There are many different stories as to how Valentine’s Day came about. The first theory is based on Christianity and the Catholic Church is about a priest known as Valentine during the reign of Emperor Claudius II. Claudius had decided … Continue reading

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Did you know?????

After doing some research through the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, I discovered some very interesting information.  Did you know that Wisp was not the first ski resort in Maryland? That honor  goes to New Germany State Park in the 1940’s … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day or Candlemas Day???

Everyone knows about Punxsutawney Phil but did you know the history behind the tradition of Groundhog Day. It’s roots were derived from the ancient Christian tradition of Candlemas Day, when clergy would distribute blessed candles to families at the beginning … Continue reading

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Garrett County Ice Fishing Contest

It is that time of year again! The Garrett County Ice Fishing Contest has begun and will continue until March. Now that the lake has frozen over it’s time to get those reels back out and bundle up. All fish … Continue reading

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Vacation at Deep Creek Lake

Not quite sure what to do for your next family vacation? Why not visit beautiful and exciting Garrett County, Maryland! Garrett County has something for everyone to enjoy! Popular activites include camping, backpacking, hiking, rock climbing, alpine and cross country … Continue reading

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