Help is needed to pull weeds and gather debris. Please wear appropriate work clothes and shoes. Bring a shovel or a rake. Bottled water and light snacks will be provided. Learn about progress made to restore order and dignity at St. Vincent Cemetery, nestled in the golf course in the middle of Clifton Park in Baltimore.
The Friends of St. Vincent Cemetery will hold their Spring 2017 Clean Up Event on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. Learn about progress made to restore order and dignity at St. Vincent Cemetery.
Join the Friends of St. Vincent Cemetery on Saturday, April 23, 2016 for their Spring 2016 Clean-up Day. Abandoned and almost totally forgotten, this Catholic cemetery in the heart of Clifton Park holds the remains of 3,638 people. Over the past several years, the Friends have worked tirelessly to remove a jungle of weeds, salvage grave markers, and help families identify members buried there.
Wear work clothes and sturdy shoes to join the effort pulling weeds and cleaning debris from this wonderful place that is slowly but surely being brought back to its rightful dignity.
For more information, contact Ms. Stephanie Town at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-368-1910.
Do you love Baltimore’s historic places and have a few hours to volunteer on Sunday mornings? Becoming a tour guide is a great way to get to know Baltimore better and to help share the stories behind our fantastic historic places with others. If you are interested, or even curious as to what’s involved, please join us us at Clifton Mansion for a “Baltimore History 101” session with historian Wayne Schaumburg.
The philanthropist Johns Hopkins forever shaped not only Baltimore and Maryland but the fields of higher education and philanthropy. Civic Works, the nonprofit youth corps that recently restored the mansion and has its headquarters there is hosting a talk by Mr. Russ Sears on Mr. Hopkins in conjunction with a new exhibit containing books, articles, and artifacts relating the Hopkins' life. Tours of the mansion will also be available.