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December 2014
$25

The Ivy Hotel: A Gilded Age Tour and Celebration of the Karen Lewand Education Fund

December 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Ivy Hotel,
1125 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 United States
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From a Gilded Age mansion owned by the inventor of the bottle cap and then the gold medalist in discus and shot put at the first modern Olympics to a city-owned inn and now a private boutique historic hotel, the Ivy Hotel is rich in both historic craftsmanship and stories. Please join us to explore this wonderful building in the middle of its restoration work and to celebrate the good work that our friend and inspiration Karen Lewand has allowed us to do through the Karen Lewand Historic Preservation Education Fund.

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$15

A European Holiday at The Cloisters

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Cloisters,
10440 Falls Road, Pikesville, MD 21093 United States
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The unusual story of “The Cloisters” began with two Baltimore natives, Sumner & Dudrea Parker. The young couple graduated from Johns Hopkins University and then, after they married in 1905, traveled extensively throughout Europe and the United States collecting artwork and artifacts. During their travels, they became enchanted with the medieval architecture of England and France. When they returned to Baltimore, they built a summer home, The Cloisters, where our tour is just as enchanting as a European holiday! The…

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$15

St. John’s in the Village: Very Gothic and Ever so English

December 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church,
3009 Greenmount Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21218 United States
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In 1860, the congregation of St. John’s Episcopal Church completed a new church in Huntington (now Waverly) based on the tenets of the Ecclesiological Society out of Cambridge, England, which devoted itself to the revival of Gothic architecture. The church, along with a parish house and rectory, is a wonderful Gothic building done in a very British way. Please join Reverend Jesse Parker on a tour of this architectural gem that will be decked out in full Christmas season glory.

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January 2015

The Old Hamilton Library: Andrew Carnegie’s Gift to Baltimore

January 29, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enoch Pratt Free Library – Hamilton Branch,
5910 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21214 United States
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The Old Hamilton Library was recently saved from demolition and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Enoch Pratt Free Library staff member and Baltimore Heritage volunteer Julie Saylor will tell the story of philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, who was inspired by Enoch Pratt to donate money to build over a thousand libraries across America.

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February 2015

Preservation Maryland Heritage Fund Grant Application Deadline

February 1, 2015
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Every year
Preservation Maryland,
3600 Clipper Mill Road #248, Baltimore, MD 21211 United States

The Preservation Maryland Heritage Fund provides direct assistance for the protection of historical and cultural resources and promotes innovative demonstration projects that can be successfully replicated to meet Maryland’s historic preservation needs. Applications are due on February 1, June 1 and October 1 each year. Grants range from $500 to $5000 and are reviewed and awarded by the Heritage Fund Selection Committee in three rounds each year. The Fund is intended to serve the needs of tangible cultural resources in Maryland. Historic sites, buildings,…

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