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Baltimore Civil War History by Bike
October 31, 2011, 5:15 pm
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Baltimore Civil War History by Bike

West Baltimore’s Civil War History by Bike
Saturday, November 5, 10:00 am.

Organized by Baltimore Heritage
$10, RSVP today!

From Baltimore Heritage:

This 90-minute bicycle tour starts and ends at the Mt. Clare Museum House rolling past rowhouses, parks, stables, and shops, scores of historic places grand and modest, where people lived and worked during the Civil War and its aftermath. We’ll learn about Confederate spies at Waverly Terrace in Franklin Square, take a look at the historic artifacts we recently dug up from the site of Lafayette Barracks, and trace the lives of immigrant workers who built the trains, bridges, and more that the Union military depended on at the Irish Shrine at Lemmon Street and the B&O Railroad Roundhouse. Please join us as we pedal through the history of the Civil War in West Baltimore and commemorate this nation-shaping event of 150 years ago.

To learn more, visit baltimoreheritage.org.

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