The museum offers a journey through the life of Lillie Mae Carroll Jackson (May 25, 1889 - July 5, 1975), a trailblazing civil rights activist from Baltimore and organizer of the city's first branch of the NAACP. She is widely known by her nicknames, like "Dr. Lillie", "Ma Jackson" and the "mother of civil rights movement." She was instrumental in pioneering the tactic of non-violent resistance to racial segregation used by Martin Luther King and others during the early civil rights movement.
The National Historic Seaport of Baltimore is a partnership between the maritime attractions and those of Balimore's Historic Inner Harbor. It attracts over 1.5 million visitors / year, and the historic port includes attractions and sailing vessels.
The Ballestone Manor (Baltimore) is in eastern Baltimore County through the Rocky Point Golf Course. The brick manor house was built in the early XVIII century. The interior of the house is awesome. It's now a museum showing colonial life. The land on which it sits was granted by Cecilio Ballestone Calvert.
Baltimore Museum of Industry is located in an old cannery and houses exhibits on various types of manufacturing and industry common during the beginning of the 20th century. There are several sections that display machine equipment and other artifacts.
Halfway along the living room wall in my parents' house there is a crack in the plaster and floating above, with the support of age and slightly loose wooden beams, there are lots and lots of car magazines, 1000s of them, 60-odd years' worth of motor sports, Autocar and Motor News and bulletins of veteran car clubs, posters, models and other ephemera.
Baltimore Civil War Museum, true to his nickname Charm City, sweeps you off your feet. Full of historical treasures, quaint neighborhoods, and tons of fun for adults and children alike, visitors will have no problem finding the charm that resides in this North American, Baltimore. Informative posters an photographs take us back us in time and space along this walk through history.
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine is one of the biggest influences on American culture. It is the home of the national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner. This is why Fort McHenry is not only of historical importance to the American people, but also has a strong an emotional link with its country. In 1812 Francis Scott Key, the man who wrote the music and lyrics for the national anthem, saw the American flag flying over Fort McHenry. This is what inspired him.
This is a long lost treasure located just minutes from downtown. It´s an old orangery that has been turned into a visitor orientation center or a new "Heritage Portal" to the history of the city. Visitors can see exotic plants such as orange and lemon trees are grown using old a very antique heating system.
The Liberian Museum is a national museum in Monrovia, Liberia. Its main objective is to obtain, preserve and display cultural property and other objects that represent the historical heritage of the country. The museum was a part of the Department of Public Instruction until 1965 at which point it became the responsibility of the Department of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism.
Museum of Baltimore Legal History: This museum is important, the preserving and exhibiting of the history of the region. But there are also art museums, science centers, museums, sports. Free entry. Posters with information and photographs place us in time and space along this walk through history.
The records of the Peabody Institute, managed by the Peabody Archives, not only record the history of Peabody, but also all the cultural development of Baltimore, Maryland from the mid-19th century all the way up to the present. These records reflect the original workings of Institute and include records of the Peabody Gallery of Art, Peabody Library, and the Peabody Music Conservatory. The Baltimore Archives of the Peabody Institute houses an extensive archive of recorded performances, including guest artists, faculty, and student recitals, as well as a photographic collection of great records. It also has the records of many of Baltimore's great arts institutions, like the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Baltimore Civic Opera, Harford Opera Company, and the Lyric Theatre.
The Great Blacks in Wax Museum is a cultural and educational institution in Baltimore. African-American history has often been neglected, and this museum, the first wax museum in Baltimore, seeks to change that. The museum often receives visitors and tour groups from Delaware, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC.
The Baltimore Zoo is located in the Baltimore. In just 10 minutes you can see a dozen prairie dogs. The creators outwitted the $500,000 Maryland Zoo habitat again. Aircraft wire, poured concrete and slick plastic walls proved no match for the rapid rodent feet, the stars of a new exhibition which opens today.
For over three decades, the Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center has attempted to show the creativity and urban consciousness of Baltimore through visual & performing arts, education and opportunities for children, youth and adults.
In this museum you can live a fun interactive experience. Visitors can take part in one of the most important stories of the United States: the sewing of the flag that inspired the National Anthem. The first floor of the exhibition includes a variety of artifacts from 1812, like a fragment of the Star-Spangled Banner and a drum used by an American soldier during the bombing of the feet. It also has a replica kitchen of the Casa de la Bandera, you can design your own flag and try the games and toys of that era.
Norman and Sarah Brown Art Gallery is located in the Jewish Community Center in Baltimore, Ohio. The site was created to provide a place to recreate and enjoy various art exhibitions, permanent and roaming, by renowned Jewish artists or works with a significant Jewish component.
The USS Constellation Museum was launched in 1854 at Chesapeake Bay in Portsmouth, Virginia. USS Constellation served his country for 100 years before its final closure in 1955. Before the Civil War, it sailed as a flagship of the U.S. African squad. Today, the USS Constellation Museum offers a wide range of activities and events that offers visitors a first-hand experience of what life was like as a man in war.
The Homewood House Museum (Baltimore) is located on the campus of Johns Hopkins University and is one of the nation's best surviving examples of Federal period architecture, a historical national monument. Homewood provides an annual calendar with guided tours, exhibitions, concerts and educational programmes. Visitors are offered the chance to enjoy an intimate look at life in early 19th century Baltimore.