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April 2018

A Glass of Wine, an Appetizer, and a Stroll: Food and History at Chiapparelli’s and Little Italy

April 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Register
Chiapparelli’s Restaurant, 237 South High Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States
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$25

From its earliest days as a community of families heralding from England, Germany, and Russia to today’s roots in Italian towns like Naples, Palermo, Abruzzi, Baltimore’s Little Italy is steeped in rich history and fantastic food. Please join us and owner of Chiapparelli’s Restaurant, Kit Chiapparelli, for a glass of wine, a few appetizers, and a stroll around the neighborhood. In an hour tour, we’ll get to taste a sampling of the old country and hear generations of good stories about the Little Italy community.

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May 2018

Auction: Former Home of the Friendless (1313 Druid Hill Avenue)

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Home of the Friendless, 1313 Druid Hill Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217 United States
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The former Home of the Friendless, an 1870 orphanage located at 1313 Druid Hill Avenue in Upton, is up for sale in a foreclosure auction scheduled for Thursday, May 3 at 12:00 p.m. Learn more on our blog.

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Annual Conference: Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm | Register
Sheppard Pratt Conference Center, 6501 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21204 United States
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$55

The Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites announces our 27th Statewide Conference and Annual Meeting at the Sheppard Pratt Conference Center, 6501 North Charles Street, in Towson, on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The day—from 9AM until 3:30AM— is planned to be educational, fun, and full of collegiality. Morning sessions will feature Maryland experts eager to share their knowledge and experiences, and to engage with the audience. First, a panel of local government preservation planners and archaeologists will showcase ways in…

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Gwynns Falls Stream Valley by Car and Foot: Olmsted’s Vision

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Register
West Baltimore MARC Station, 401 Smallwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21223 United States
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$15

“The very best scenery near Baltimore,” remarked Frederick Law Olmsted after touring the Gwynn’s Falls Valley. In 1904, Olmsted urged Baltimore to preserve the impressive landscape, and today it is the largest urban woodland park on the East Coast. Join historian Dr. Ed Orser on a combination driving and walking tour of four beautiful sites in the valley.

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Downtown Landmarks and Lions: Monumental City Tour

May 6 @ 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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$10

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. Best of all, you'll discover where all the noble lions, hellish fiends, and neo-Egyptian sphinxes are hiding—the trick is in looking up! If you are Baltimore born-and-raised or a visitor from out-of-town, you don’t want to miss this Monumental City walking tour!

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Grant Application Deadline: Heritage Investment Grants

May 9
Baltimore National Heritage Area (Offices), 12 W. Madison Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States
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The Baltimore Heritage Area Association, the management entity of the Baltimore National Heritage Area, manages the Heritage Investment Grant program. This grant is a source of funding designed to provide small, but strategic investments in cultural heritage tourism projects and organizations within the boundaries of the heritage area. The Heritage Investment Grant provides funds for non-capital projects. Eligible projects must address or complete a priority activity identified in and consistent with the goals, objectives, strategies, and actions outlined in the 2013 Baltimore National Heritage…

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Ridgely’s Delight by Foot: George Washington Slept Here!

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Register
Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum, 216 Emory Street
Baltimore, MD United States
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$15

For a tiny neighborhood squeezed between the University of Maryland and Camden Yards, Ridgely’s Delight contains an oversized history. Local resident and historian Sharon Reuter will lead us through this compact community where our nation’s first president truly did stay.

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Catacombs, 100-Year Vendors and History at Lexington Market

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am | Register
$10
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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