2015 Flag House Events

Sunday, June 14th – Flag Day
Star-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.

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 Events

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 

No Charge

April 16, 2015Making Equality Work:  Radical Women in 1970s Baltimore. The Grace Darin Memorial Lecture

Speakers: Jodi Kelber-Kye and April Householder

May 21, 2015The 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

Guest speakers:

Morgan Grove, Baltimore Ecosystem Study
Paige Glotzer, Johns Hopkins University
Kurt Kocher and others from Baltimore DPW

Free Admission, Free Parking, Free Refreshments