Old Goucher – April 20, 2013 10:00 am to 12:00pm
From College Town to City Neighborhood – When Pastor John Goucher planned to build Lovely Lane Church in 1880, the project was described as a “cathedral in a cornfield.” What a cornfield it became! Neighborhood leader Peter Duvall will lead a tour of this largely intact and revitalizing community that is now squarely within urban Baltimore.
Fell’s Point in 1812 – April 27, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Defense of Freedom and Why We Don’t Still Have a British Accent – Join Preservation Society director Ellen von Karajan to explore the nooks and crannies of Fell’s Point and find out how the community’s privateers, with their fast running schooners and more than a little Baltimore bravado, played a critical role in America’s victory in the War of 1812.
Relay – May 4, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
America’s First Railroad Town – Join historic researcher Kyle Bacon and our partner the Baltimore County Preservation Alliance for a tour of this charming Antebellum and Victorian town that is thought to be the first developed around a railroad stop.
Hampden Archaeology Tour – May 11, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
History from the Bottom Up – Join archaeologist and neighborhood resident Dr. David Gadsby on a stroll through Hampden as seen through the eyes of an archaeologist who has conducted digs in the community. You’ll be surprised what’s in those lots and under those sidewalks!
Reservoir Hill – May 19, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Affluence, Architecture, and Heritage – With some of the city’s most elegant homes and an eclectic mix of architecture and people, Reservoir Hill is a showcase for the best of Baltimore’s heritage and a hub of revitalization. Guide and author Kelly Dale Terrill will lead this tour of the grand and obscure in Reservoir Hill.