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1980 Convention - New Carrolton, Maryland

Baltimore Oriole The sixth Annual NDGA Convention was held in New Carrolton, Maryland, on July 4-6, 1980. At left is a Baltimore Oriole, the State Bird of Maryland (yes, there is a real bird, not just a baseball team). The Chairman of the Convention was Dick Beadles, with Shirley Hartsock acting as the NDGA Coordinator. The Convention was sponsored by the DEL-MAR-VA Depression Glass Club. On Saturday night there was a dinner and dance.



Seminars and Speakers

There were three seminars presented at New Carrolton. The speakers and their topics were:

The following authors were present as special guests of the NDGA:

Glass and Pottery Displays

There were some interesting displays presented in New Carrolton, but unfortunately, we don't have pictures for you. If anyone has photographs from this event and would be willing to share them, please contact the

List of Participating Dealers

Here is the list of the 27 dealers who set up to sell glass at the sixth Annual NDGA Convention in Maryland.

Business Name Name(s) Home Town
1886 House Laurie Cruise East Schodack, NY
Jenny's Little Treasure Shop Virginia Collins Overland, MO
Helen Allen Helen Allen Kansas City, MO
Rosewood Antiques Rosemary Gary Wheaton, MD
The Hazens Gordon & Hazel Hazen Stafford Springs, CT
Cross Country Antiques Richard Kehoe Fayetteville, NC
Sarah's Corner Collectibles Sarah D. Brown Stockbridge, GA
Key's Glass Cottage Calvin & Gwyn Key Hazel, KY
Happiness Is Bud & Kathy Stultz Glen Allen, VA
Pat C. Pierce Pat C. Pierce Lakeland, FL
Whispers of the Past Bob & Verlyn Ernst Bowie, MD
Pat McGrain Pat & Sue McGrain Frederick, MD
Peggy's Rainbow Room Peggy Gorman Holidaysburg, PA
Bernice's Glass Shop Bernice Brewer Oklahoma City, OK
Things from the Past John B. Stoner Swiftwater, PA
Michael Shue Michael Shue Windsor, PA
Falira's Antiques Falira Lisah Monroeville, PA
KEN-MAR Antiques Martha Siefert Wheaton, MD
Arlene Harty Arlene Harty Barrington, NH
DeAngelo Enterprises Antiques Connie DeAngelo Allentown, PA
J & L Glass Leroy Sanders Fairfax, VA
Mary's Antiques Mary E. Grandel Winchester, VA
Norman & Diana Charles Norman & Diana Charles Hagerstown, IN
A Pause in Time Mel Zimmerman Washington Grove, MD
Al & Betsey's Glass Al & Betsey Freeman Bethesda, MD
Debbie's Antiques Brian & Debbie Sinders Fortville, IN