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Stitching History: Recreating the Star Spangled Banner at The Maryland Historical Society

Public Invited to Participate In Flag Stitching as Part of Maryland's Celebration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812

 

The Maryland Historical Society Presents The Bonaparte Ball

BALTIMORE - The Maryland Historical Society proudly presents The Bonaparte Ball on Saturday June 8, 2013, in celebration of the eve of the exhibition "A Woman of Two Worlds:" Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy. The 7pm event will be held at the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion in downtown Baltimore, with a black-tie evening of dinner and dancing bringing Elizabeth into the 21st century.

'Woman of Two Worlds:' Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy

Known as 'the Notorious Belle of Baltimore,' socialite and landowner Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte was an important female figure in 1812 society

 

Maryland Day At the MD Historical Society

Plus a sneak peek at our “Woman of Two Worlds: Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and the Quest for an Imperial Legacy” Exhibit

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  • 'For All the World to Hear' Press Release

    'For All the World to Hear'
      Commemorating Maryland’s Civil Rights  
    Movement at the MD Historical Society

    'Bootleggers Bash!'

    'Bootleggers Bash!' 
    Celebrate Baltimore's Prohibition Past  
    Hosted by the Maryland Historical Society's Young Defenders

    ‘History Alive!’ Spring 2013 Programs at The MD Historical Society

    ‘History Alive!’
    Spring 2013 Programs at
    The MD Historical Society
     

    Celebrate the Baltimore Monument Lighting at the Maryland Historical Society!

    Celebrate the Baltimore Monument Lighting
    at the Maryland Historical Society!
    And support the mission of MdHS this holiday season

    Project Runway: 1812

    Project Runway: 1812

    BALTIMORE, October 31, 2012 -- on Sunday, November 4 at 2pm, the Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) is hosting an 1812 Fashion Show. "This is a new way of looking at history," says emcee Vince Vaise, Chief of Interpretation with the National Park Service at Fort McHenry. "Fashion puts an emphasis not on dates and objects, but rather, on people."