Sunday, June 14th – Flag DayStar-Spangled Sunday – The Flag House will raise the Star-Spangled Banner at noon in celebration of their 88th annual Flag Day program. A brief program begins at noon to award the third annual Flag House Scholar Award. Family activities to follow, including: Levram the Colonial Conjurer, patriotic face painting, period games, and FREE tours of the historic Flag House.Sunday, September 13
Period cooking demonstration in the historic Flag House kitchen. Registration available soon.
|On Thursday April 23, 2015 beginning at 7:00pm, at the The Ivy Bookshop, 6080 Falls Road, Baltimore MD 21209, Tom Horton will discuss his lengthy involvement reporting and writing about issues concerning the environment in our Chesapeake region, including his thirty-five years at The Baltimore Sun, where he began covering that topic and where that has led him.
Tom Horton is a Professor of Practice in Environmental Studies at Salisbury University. His areas of expertise include Chesapeake Bay politics, cultures, science, nature writing, journalism and experiential education.
Horton is one of the most respected nature writers in the US, winner of the John Burroughs Award for the best book of nature writing in 1988, as well as the David Brower award from the Sierra Club, and other awards from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Audubon Society. His books include Turning the Tide: Saving the Chesapeake Bay, An Island Out Of Time, Bay Country and Swanfall. His work has appeared in National Geographic, Rolling Stone, the New York Times Magazine and Chesapeake Bay Magazine.
He recently paddled his kayak 550 miles around Delmarva Peninsula. He co-teaches a summer kayaking/camping course, “Exploring Delmarva: A Water’s-Eye View.”
For more information, contact Joe Stewart at email@example.com
|Historic Walking and Bus Tour|
|The Maryland Women’s Heritage Center wiill host this annual tour, celebrating Maryland Women’s History Month on March 27, 2015 from 9:30am to 4:00pm.The tour wiil feature Baltimore City Historical Society member Wayne Schaumburg and includes a host of local museums and monuments. Tour price of $85 includes transportation, lunch, tour guide, and museum adminisstions. Click here for more information.|
The Baltimore City Historical Society History Evenings
at The Village Learning Place
2521 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Third Thursday of Every Month, January-June
Reception 7:00, Talks Begin 7:30
April 16, 2015: Making Equality Work: Radical Women in 1970s Baltimore. The Grace Darin Memorial Lecture
Speakers: Jodi Kelber-Kye and April Householder
May 21, 2015: The Mystery of the Mahogany Box: Maximilian Godefroy and the Defense of Baltimore, 1806-1815.
Speaker: Ed Papenfuse
Baltimore City Historical Society Annual Meeting
10:00 am Saturday June 20, 2015
Robert E. Lee Park, Pavilion 2
1000 Lakeside Drive, Baltimore MD 21210
Election of 2015-2016 Officers and Directors followed by
Ranger Guided History Walk of Lake Roland Historic District
Please park, if possible, in the Falls Road light rail parking lot and use the boardwalk walkway in to the park
Directions can be found at http://www.relpnc.org/directions/
4th Annual Joint Program of Baltimore City Historical Society & Historical Society of Baltimore County
2:00 to 4:00 pm Saturday November 14, 2015
Hosted by Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) at
Back River Treatment Plant Auditorium, located at
8201 Eastern Boulevard, Baltimore MD 21224-3504
Baltimore, from Sanitary to Sustainable Metropolis: A History of our Sewage System
Morgan Grove, Baltimore Ecosystem Study
Paige Glotzer, Johns Hopkins University
Kurt Kocher and others from Baltimore DPW
Free Admission, Free Parking, Free Refreshments