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. Music from the 19th through 21st centuries will be provided by Kaleidscope, a 10-piece dance band. Tickets are $250 and may be purchased by calling David Belew at 410-685-3750 Ext. 399 or emailing


Valet parking will be available at the entrance to the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion (11 West Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore MD 21201).


The Maryland Historical Society is deeply grateful to the many funders who have made this project possible, including Radcliffe Jewelers, PNC Bank, Breguet Watches, and the exhibition sponsor, The Von Hess Foundation.


For a complete list of all of the Maryland Historical Society Spring Events, and to register, visit:


Founded in 1844, The Maryland Historical Society Museum and Library occupies an entire city block in the Mount Vernon district of Baltimore. The society’s mission is to “collect, preserve, and interpret the objects and materials that reflect Maryland’s diverse cultural heritage.” The Society is home to the original manuscript of the Star-Spangled Banner and publishes a quarterly titled “Maryland Historical Magazine.”


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