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February 2018

Maryland History Advocacy Day

February 1 @ 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
AIA Maryland Chapter House, 86 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21230 United States
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On Thursday, February 1, 2018, Preservation Maryland will convene a statewide delegation of history, humanities and preservation advocates in Annapolis to let their elected officials know that our state’s history is worth protecting.

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Catacombs, 100-Year Vendors and History at Lexington Market

February 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am | Register
Colorized postcard of people standing around market stalls in front of the Lexington Market shed building.

If you haven’t been to Lexington Market in a while, or even if you’re a regular there, we hope you’ll join us on a tour of this iconic Baltimore place to learn about recent changes and plans for the future of the market. Along the tour, we will talk with the owners of Faidley’s, Berger’s, Konstant’s Candy, and other vendors that have been in their stalls for 100 years or more. We will also go down and explore the catacombs under the marketplace, getting a first-hand look at these mysterious spaces that are normally closed to the public.

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One House at a Time: February 2018 Property Auction

February 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Radisson at Cross Keys, 5100 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21210 United States
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A graphic of an abstract red house next to the words "Helping to rebuild Baltimore one house at a time"

Join One House at a Time for their next auction on Tuesday, February 13, at 11:00 am. Only qualified bidders are eligible to participate. Apply to be a bidder by February 6 to participate in the auction.

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Napoleon’s Medical Box and 200 Years of History at MedChi

February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Register
MedChi, 1211 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States
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A close view of a three-story brick building.

Since it started in 1799, the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland (MedChi) can boast some notable achievements: the creation in 1807 of what became the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the establishment in 1830 of a medical library, and the creation of the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1839. Join us and MedChi historian Meg Fielding on a tour of this fantastic building and extensive library. If we’re lucky, we may even run into MedChi’s resident ghost: the longtime librarian Marcia Crocker Noyes who lived in a penthouse at the top of building and is rumored to make all sorts of noises in the library’s stacks.

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Clifton Mansion 2018 Valentines Tour

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Are you feeling lucky in love? Or grateful for good friends? Join the folks at Clifton Mansion for a look into Johns Hopkins’ life and his (fictional) friend Miss Susie Slagle. In addition to a tour of the mansion, you can share in their lives, times, loss and love stories with an exploration of the twists and turns of the plotlines from the novel, The Man Miss Susie Loved by Augusta Tucker. If you have read Johns Hopkins: A Silhouette by Helen Thoms Hopkins or one of Augusta Tucker’s Susie Slagle books, you are invited to add to the conversation answering questions and adding reflections after the presentation.

RSVP to cliftonmansion@civicworks.com and pay $5 at the door.

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