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April 2020

Laurel Cemetery Memorial Project Talk at Providence Baptist Church

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Providence Baptist Church, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217 United States
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We are happy to help the Laurel Cemetery Memorial Task Force spread the news about their upcoming black history lecture. The task force is endeavoring to erect a permanent memorial in recognition of the thousands of African Americans interred at Historic Laurel Cemetery, to ensure the safety and stability of the site into the foreseeable future, and to educate the public about the rich history of the cemetery and the lives of those buried there.

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May 2020

The Industrial Valley: A Lecture on 200 Years of Manufacturing on the Jones Falls

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Engineers Club / Garrett Jacobs Mansion, 11 West Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States
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Event Canceled

Please join us to trace the industrial history and legacy of the Jones Falls Valley from Mt. Washington to Station North. Nathan Dennies of the Greater Hampden Heritage Alliance will cover the history of the area's factories and villages, and tell the story of the people who lived and worked here—from the grist mills of the late 18th century and the rise and fall of the textile mills in the 19th and 20th centuries, to the smaller manufacturers that took their place and the industries of today that continue the valley's long industrial tradition.

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The Shipwrecks of Curtis Bay with Underwater Archaeologist Dr. Susan Langley

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Curtis Creek Ship Graveyard (Jaws Marina), 6100 Chemical Rd
Curtis Bay, MD 21226 United States
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$10

Did you know there is a ship graveyard in Baltimore’s Curtis Creek? Join us onsite in front of half-submerged and hidden vessels for an outdoor talk by Maryland’s State Underwater Archaeologist, Dr. Susan Langley. Dr. Langley will explore the ships in the area that include vessels built for WWI, a ship that surprisingly sailed unmanned from North Carolina to Maine and back, an early example of a ship made from cement, and some intriguing schooners and tugs for good measure.

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