Women In Baltimore Honored At History Month Event
As Women’s History Month comes to a close, have you found a way to support and celebrate the hard-working women of Baltimore? Well, here is your opportunity.
On Saturday Mar 31, the B&O Railroad Museum will cohost a daylong Women’s History Month event. This event will include a first-person tour at Mount Clare House Museum (1500 Washington Blvd Baltimore) and a lunch and lecture at the B&O Museum (901 W Pratt Street Baltimore). The program will conclude after a short walk to the Irish Railroad Workers Museum (920 Lemmon Street Baltimore) where attendees will be offered a tour and refreshments.
Parking is provided at Mount Clare House Museum and the B&O Railroad Museum. The IRWM is within walking distance of the B&O.
Tickets for this event are $50 for general admission and $40 for B&O Members and Mount Clare Annual Pass Holders. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.borail.org/product/592.aspx.
Here is a break-down of the activities for the day:
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The event will begin with a first-person tour by a docent who will play the part of an indentured servant discussing life at Mt. Clare Mansion.
12 – 12:30 p.m.
Event attendees are encouraged to explore the B&O Museum prior to lunch.
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
The event will continue with a catered lunch at the B&O Railroad Museum held in the Train Depot. Lunch will include salad, sandwiches, cookies, water, and soft drinks. Historian Sharon Harwood will present Meet Olive Wetzel Dennis, The Lady Engineer.
2 – 4 p.m.
The event will conclude at the home and workplace of Sarah Liberty Feeley, a homemaker, mother, and wife who made calculated decisions throughout her life to support her family and community. This portion will include a tour of the Museum and reception.
Don’t miss this last chance to celebrate Women’s History Month!