For many people, theme parks reconnect us to childhood memories of thrilling rides, tasty food, and live entertainment. This shared nostalgia is easily attributed to the nearly three dozen amusement parks scattered across Maryland’s landscape over the past 144 years.
The year 2020, in addition to being an election year, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification and the 150th anniversary of the 15th Amendment’s ratification. MdHS’s upcoming virtual exhibition, Forgotten Fight: The Struggle for Voting Rights in Maryland explores the long, combative road that Marylanders walked to get their right to be heard. But who were these champions?
***All tours offered on a pay-only-what-you-can basis and proceeds benefit The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum***
The historic Poe House is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 response in Maryland, but that doesn’t mean Poe’s chamber door is closed to you online. Join us for a live virtual tour of the historic Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum, led by a real museum docent.