Press Releases

'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."

    ‘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.