Tagged as History

04/10/2018
By Preservation Maryland

Behind-the-Scenes: Baltimore’s The Peale Museum

The Baltimore Department of General Services (DGS) owns and stewards many historic properties across Charm City and maintains the buildings for the public good. One of the most interesting buildings owned by the city is the Peale Museum — currently undergoing rehabilitation in preparation for a reopening as the Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture.

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04/09/2018
By Nicholas A. Redding

Maryland’s African American Soldiers at Appomattox

On April 9, 1865, the long and bloody fighting in Virginia came to its dramatic conclusion at Appomattox Court House. The story has been told many times  but often overlooked is the history of the African American Maryland soldiers present for the surrender of the Confederate Army.

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To celebrate and highlight the contributions of UMD to the fields of architecture, planning and preservation in Maryland, the program will host a “MAPP of the Future: A Research and Creative Practice Symposium” on Friday, April 13, 2018.

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04/03/2018
By Preservation Maryland

The Flag House: Birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner

The flag that inspired America’s national anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner, was sewn in a small brick house in Baltimore Cityand that building still stands.

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