Press Releases

'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."

‘Maryland on Film’: Eight Short Films and Free Museum Admission at the Maryland Historical Society All Day, Saturday, October 13

Also in October, meet Steven Ujifusa as he discusses his new book, "A Man and His Ship... "

The Battle of Antietam: One of the ‘Worst Days in American History,’ and 3 Events Commemorating Maryland in The Civil War

Marking the 150th Anniversary of Antietam,
The Maryland Historical Society presents special lectures, living-history performances, and the launch of a new book on Maryland’s Civil War photographs 
 

BALTIMORE, September 17, 2012: "Antietam, Sharpsburg, whatever you want to call it – September 17, 1862 was one of the worst days in American history," says Burton Kummerow, President of the Maryland Historical Society.

MEET THE ROCK STARS OF THE WAR OF 1812

War of 1812 Bicentennial Exhibit opens June 10 at the Maryland Historical Society

“In Full Glory Reflected: Maryland During the War of 1812”

The Largest and Most Comprehensive 1812 exhibit in Maryland

What are the Top Ten Objects in the Exhibition?

Maryland Day Explores the Unique Legacy of W. D. Schaefer

Reception to Hear “Roast” with Colorful Schaefer Stories

See his World War II Dog Tags, Uniform and Famous Bathing Suit

Hear How his Legacy Lives Within the New MD Center for History Education