Explore Environmental History Featuring Tom Horton

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 GeographicRolling 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 joestewart31947@comcast.net




The Maryland Women’s Heritage Center

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.

Baltimore City Historical Society Evening Presentations

The Baltimore City Historical Society and The Village Learning Place Present the 2015

Baltimore History Evenings 

2521 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21218 

Reception 7:00, Talks Begin 7:30 

No Charge

Third Thursday of Every Month, January-June

Mar 19  Natalie Wexler

Eliza Anderson and The Observer: A Pioneering Woman in Early 19th-Century  Baltimore.

Upcoming events at the Baltimore Museum of Industry

Baltimore Shops exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Industry

Running thru March 8
Baltimore Shops exhibit features photographs and objects from the BMI collections highlighting the history of local public markets, department stores and independent merchants and the impact they had on Baltimore life.