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September 2017

Patterson Park Pagoda and the Battle of Baltimore: Monumental City Tour

September 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am | Register
Patterson Park Pagoda, 27 South Patterson Park Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21231 United States
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$5

In the fall of 1814, thousands of people came together on Hampstead Hill to defend Baltimore from a British attack. Today, the former fortifications are located in Patterson Park and topped by the charming Patterson Park Pagoda. Climb up the Pagoda’s winding iron stairs, you’ll enjoy a singular view of East Baltimore and learn the story of the Battle of Baltimore and War of 1812. Join us as we explore the history of Patteron Park from the early 1800s to the present.

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One Year Later: Ellicott City After the Flood

September 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am | Register
Ellicott City Railroad Station, 2711 Maryland Avenue
Ellicott City, MD 21043 United States
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$10
Two men standing in the street; one is pointing and the other is holding a tape measure.

On July 30, 2016, Ellicott City’s historic main street was devastated by a catastrophic flood that destroyed four historic buildings and significantly damaged twenty more. A little over a year later, businesses are again open and people are again shopping and dining. Please join us and our partners from Preservation Maryland on a one-hour walking tour to learn about the flood and the recovery efforts.

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October 2017

Jonestown and the Shot Tower: Monumental City Tour

October 1 @ 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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$5

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.

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Bolton Square 50th Anniversary Open House

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Register
Bolton Square Common, 248 West Lafayette Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217 United States
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$10

Bolton Square, the award-winning Baltimore townhouse development designed by Hugh Newell Jacobson and built in 1967, is celebrating its anniversary on Saturday, October 7, 2017. An afternoon of festivities is planned with participation by Mr. Jacobson and the widow of of developer Stanley Panitz, as well as city officials and architecture and urban design professionals.

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Downtown Landmarks and Lions: Monumental City Tour

October 8 @ 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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$5

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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