Join us for an upcoming heritage tour! We ride bikes, climb scaffolding, and walk up and down hilly streets on our tours of Baltimore’s historic buildings and neighborhoods all across the city. Check out our calendar of events below!

 

 

 

 

Baltimore Turning the Century: A Talk by Historian Jack Burkert

Engineers Club / Garrett Jacobs Mansion 11 West Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD, United States

The 19th century had been good to Baltimore, business was booming, the port, shipbuilding, needle trades and food processing were bigger than ever. Immigrants continued to arrive in the city. But disaster came early as the Great Baltimore Fire had consumed the city center. Rebuilding the city became the task of the decade. Women’s suffrage, slum housing, sweatshops, racial discrimination, public health, and child labor were to be addressed. Despite the challenges, Baltimoreans enjoyed electrified amusement parks, attendance at vaudeville theaters, and neighborhood life. Join Baltimore Historian Jack Burkert to learn about this story of challenges, new beginnings and better living at turn of the century Baltimore. 

$10 – $15

Baltimore, President-Making City: A Talk by Author Stan Haynes

Engineers Club / Garrett Jacobs Mansion 11 West Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD, United States

Baltimore was once the primary American city for hosting presidential nominating conventions. Six presidents, including Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, and Woodrow Wilson, were nominated here. With the 2024 conventions on the horizon, join Baltimore Heritage and the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion for an informative discussion, presented by Stan Haynes, of the intrigue, hoopla, and drama of the Baltimore conventions.

$10 – $15

Save the Date: Mount Vernon Place Plein Air Art Show 2024

Engineers Club / Garrett Jacobs Mansion 11 West Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD, United States

The best of Baltimore’s history and art come together on September 22, 2024 at one of Baltimore’s most spectacular historic places: the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion. This spring and summer, artists from the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association will bring their easels to Mount Vernon Place to capture its magnificent history, landscapes and architecture. On Sunday, September 24, we’ll have nearly 100 original paintings of Mount Vernon Place on display and for sale.

$15