In honor of Black History Month, Homewood Museum is offering FREE admission for the entire month of February. Admission includes a guided tour of the museum that draws on new scholarship to tell the stories of Charles and Harriet Carroll, for whom Homewood was constructed in 1801, and two enslaved families, the Rosses and the Conners, who labored for the Carrolls in first quarter of the 19th century.
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Join us for a very special virtual tour of the home of Anne Frank. Each tour lasts about 15 minutes and will give you an opportunity to explore the home of one of the most recognizable victims of Nazi persecution. Please note, that you must be 13 years or older to take the tour.
It’s More Than History Lecture Series
A View of 19th-century African American Education through the Lens of Contemporary Art
February 28, 2020 | 12-1:00pm
Carroll Mansion, 800 E. Lombard Street
Produced by the Baltimore National Heritage Area and presented by the Peale at Carroll Mansion, 800 E. Lombard Street, FREE!
Did you know that Divine of John Waters movie fame was born and buried in Towson? Join Towson’s own history buff, Ms. Brenda Carl, for a look back at the town’s wonderful history and notable characters. We’ll start at the pre-Civil War Towson Courthouse and learn how the two Towson brothers from Pennsylvania came down the York Turnpike in the 1700’s to start the town that’s named for them. We’ll also visit the site of the original Towson Hotel, where farmers stopped over before continuing on to Baltimore to sell their goods.
In honor of Women's History Month and the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote, the Maryland Historical Society is highlighting the strong female role-models represented in the Spectrum of Fashion exhibition. Two tours will be given -- at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. -- that are an hour long and free to the public.