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April 2015
$5

Downtown Landmarks and Lions: Monumental City Tour

April 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am | Register
Hollywood Diner (at the Baltimore Farmer’s Market),
400 East Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 United States
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Where can you find a piece of the Berlin Wall, a cannon ball mounted on a Conestoga wagon hitch, and over a hundred lions looking down at you from the tops of Baltimore’s buildings? On our Downtown Landmarks and Lions tour, of course! In this leisurely stroll—we cover a little over a mile in a little over an hour—you’ll see and hear the highlights of downtown Baltimore’s history and architecture.

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$35

Civil War to Civil Rights: Discover a Century of Baltimore History by Bus

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm | Register
Frederick Douglass – Isaac Myers Maritime Park,
1417 Thames Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 United States
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Join Baltimore Heritage and Preservation Maryland for a unique bus tour covering over a century of Baltimore history from the Pratt Street Riot in 1861 to the hard-fought battle for African-American equality and opportunity in the 1950s and 1960s. Baltimore’s Civil Rights heritage is about more than sit-ins and picket lines. The fight for African-American freedom and justice includes the stories of Union army camps and U.S. Colored Troops, black labor organizers in the late 19th century and the fight against segregated housing in the first few…

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$15

New date! Mount Vernon Love Stories: A Historic Valentine’s Day Walking Tour

April 12
Marburg Mansion,
14 West Mt. Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD 21201 United States
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We are offering two options for this walk: a morning tour from 11:00am to 12:30pm and an afternoon tour from 1:00pm to 2:30pm! Baltimore historian Jamie Hunt is back with a Valentine’s Day-themed tour of romance in Mount Vernon, and a look inside Ambassador Marburg’s mansion (wonderfully restored by Agora Publishing). For two centuries, Mount Vernon has seen spectacular love stories, bitter feuds, and more than a few juicy trysts. The neighborhood’s earliest days include patriot and original Mount Vernon landowner…

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$5

Jonestown and the Shot Tower: Monumental City Tour

April 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am | Register
Hollywood Diner (at the Baltimore Farmer’s Market),
400 East Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 United States
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Walk just a few blocks east from Baltimore’s Sunday Farmers Market and you enter one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city – historic Jonestown. On this tour of often over-looked landmarks, you’ll see handsome cast-iron buildings, hear how urban renewal transformed the community in the 1960s and 1970s, and get inside the famed Phoenix Shot Tower – the tallest structure in the United States until 1846. The Shot Tower stands out in Baltimore’s skyline as a reminder of our…

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$10

Stone Hill: The Hidden Mill Village

April 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Register
Mill No. 1,
3000 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211 United States
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We at Baltimore Heritage are pleased to support the Greater Hampden Heritage Alliance for a tour with Alliance chair Nathan Dennies of one of the most intact urban mill villages in the United States. Learn the story of the Stone Hill’s 19th-century mill workers and see the buildings where they lived and worked.

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